We’re heading to the International Association of Parks and Attractions Expo this week in Orlando, Florida. The IAAPA is the premier trade association for the global attractions industry, representing more than 5,300 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 100 countries. Member facilities include amusement and theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, and museums.
A growing focus on sustainability & food waste at amusement parks, zoo and the leisure industry. We’re seeing large amusement parks in North America and Europe make commitments to cutting back on single-use plastics within their parks.
“Eliminating plastic straws and other plastic items are meaningful steps in our long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship,” Bob Chapek, chairman, Disney parks, experiences, and consumer products, told ABC News. “These new global efforts help reduce our environmental footprint, and advance our long-term sustainability goals.”
Implementing more sustainable practices can also win positive press and media attention and help guests feel good about their visits to the park or venue. SeaWorld, LegoLand