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Old 07-26-2018, 02:26 PM   #1
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It appears that they have gone public now with the idea that the shampoos will all be refillable moving forward. I noticed it in this press release about getting rid of straws.

https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Travel/wa...ry?id=56812530

I get a little germ-phobic about sinks, tubs, etc (anything that is consistently wet), so it seems I'll be looking into an owners locker or ordering my own shampoo from Prime Now in the future.

I created a new thread for this because the removal of plastic straws is something I hadn't heard before and probably a big net positive. I just don't know if they would try to move to paper straws or if in reality they'll end up selling us multi use plastic cups that we'll throw away anyway.
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Old 07-26-2018, 02:30 PM   #2
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It appears that they have gone public now with the idea that the shampoos will all be refillable moving forward. I noticed it in this press release about getting rid of straws.

https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Travel/wa...ry?id=56812530

I get a little germ-phobic about sinks, tubs, etc (anything that is consistently wet), so it seems I'll be looking into an owners locker or ordering my own shampoo from Prime Now in the future.

I created a new thread for this because the removal of plastic straws is something I hadn't heard before and probably a big net positive. I just don't know if they would try to move to paper straws or if in reality they'll end up selling us multi use plastic cups that we'll throw away anyway.
I hate those paper straws with the passion of a thousand suns. The texture goes south very quickly.
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Old 07-26-2018, 02:49 PM   #3
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I hate those paper straws with the passion of a thousand suns. The texture goes south very quickly.
If they are getting rid of plastic straws, then there are a roughly equal number of plastic cup tops. Plus the cups are coated with plastics... so I don't really get how this is going to play out.
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Old 07-26-2018, 02:49 PM   #4
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I hate those paper straws with the passion of a thousand suns. The texture goes south very quickly.
I used one last month and thought it was better than before.

With all the plastic waste I am not upset by this at all. I'd love plastic utensils to go away too, but no sure how they'd handle that. Our zoo is big on doing things like this and are even using compostable cups.
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Old 07-26-2018, 02:55 PM   #5
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One restaurant I go to often stopped with straws unless asked for?

I'm fine with paper straws.
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I hate those paper straws with the passion of a thousand suns. The texture goes south very quickly.



I like straws because I don't like putting my mouth on cups/glasses and some drinks stain your teeth.
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Old 07-26-2018, 03:05 PM   #7
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Looks like we will either be buying the Mickey head straws from Cosmic Rays, or we will have to sneak our own into the parks. Iím also not a fan of the paper straw-like objects.
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Yup.....Paper Straws are the "new" environmental evil that must be banished. Personally.....You want to make a difference, ban plastic bottles. Now that would make a difference. Banning straws is a fart in the wind and only makes people "feel" good that they are doing something. The reality is straws are a extremely small portion of the problem.
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Yup.....Paper Straws are the "new" environmental evil that must be banished. Personally.....You want to make a difference, ban plastic bottles. Now that would make a difference. Banning straws is a fart in the wind and only makes people "feel" good that they are doing something. The reality is straws are a extremely small portion of the problem.
I could kind of go along with them at AK. Potential for the plastic straws to affect animal health and all. This is just silly.
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Looks like we will either be buying the Mickey head straws from Cosmic Rays, or we will have to sneak our own into the parks. Iím also not a fan of the paper straw-like objects.

Look for your reusable "Disney" straw kiosks coming to the parks. For $25 you can get the limited edition F&W Reusable straw!
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