Attractions are offering guests the very best in entertainment while lowering emissions, reducing waste and conserving vital resources. Whether through purchased renewable electricity or self-generated solar power, attractions are reducing greenhouse gas emissions and setting ambitious net-zero targets. Attraction leaders working to eliminate waste to landfills and reduce water usage. And because many attractions share close relationships with the natural spaces around them, they’re partnering with nonprofits to protect endangered species and vital habitats.
Disney Parks & Resorts
- Committed to working to achieve zero waste to landfill for wholly owned and operated parks, resorts, and cruise line by 2030. In fiscal 2022, 58% of total Company operational waste was diverted from landfill and incineration in fiscal 2022.
- Committed to purchasing or producing 100% zero carbon electricity for all direct operations globally by 2030. Disney Parks & Resorts continues to research, invest in, and develop renewable electricity projects across its global portfolio and, as of fiscal 2022, has commissioned or announced more than 200 megawatts of solar capacity.
- Responsible selection and sourcing of seafood is important to Disney Parks & Resorts’ business, to the livelihoods of the fishing industry worldwide, and to the health of the planet for future generations. In fiscal 2022, U.S. parks, resorts, and cruise line sourced nearly 100% sustainable seafood.
National Park Service
- Between 2016 and 2019, the NPS, in partnership with BMW, installed nearly 100 EV charging installations in national parks, en route, and at NPS workplace & fleet locations.
- The Climate Friendly Parks Program provides parks with tools and resources to address climate change and has established goals to measure GHG emissions and educate staff, visitors and the public on ways to address climate change.
San Francisco Giants
- Awarded the Green Glove Award for the ninth consecutive year in recognition of their industry-leading sustainability efforts, as well as the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, CA’s highest environmental honor, for diverting 95% of trash from landfills.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
- Solar array at Aquatica San Diego is expected to generate approximately 80 to 90%of the park’s energy use.
- Implemented a range of water conservation efforts, including harvesting rainwater, reusing water for cooling buildings and adapting landscapes to require less water.
- Serves sustainable and locally-sourced seafood and certified organic coffee.
- Eliminated single-use shopping bags and straws in 2018. Implemented a range of water conservation efforts, including harvesting rainwater, reusing water for cooling buildings, and adapting landscapes to require less water.
Universal Destinations & Experiences
- On-site anaerobic digester generates energy from food waste Universal Orlando. Installed irrigation control sensors at Universal Orlando and Hollywood adjust watering as needed based on real-time ground moisture and weather data.