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Walt Disney World Resort Uses Food Waste to Create Electricity

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Did you know that food waste is creating electricity for Walt Disney World's theme parks and resorts? Located on Walt Disney World property near Disney's Animal Kingdom, "Harvest Power" uses award-winning Waste Recycling Technology to turn organic waste from the 50 million visitors that come to Central Florida each year into clean, renewable energy! From soup to coffee grounds, Harvest Power uses anaerobic digesters to power lights found on property and create natural bulk fertilizers.

Personalized Coca-Cola Cans Available at Epcot June 24-25

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On Saturday and Sunday (June 24-25, 2017), Coca-Cola will give Walt Disney World Resort Guests an opportunity to receive complimentary, personalized cans of Coke. A “Share a Coke” kiosk will be open at Epcot from 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. in the Innoventions West hallway located behind Club Cool. A very similar offering was available to Epcot Guests last year in that area of the park. Note that the Walt Disney World Resort will not be advertising this limited-time event to Guests.

Aquatica Orlando Hosts World's Largest Swimming Lesson

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Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark hosted the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, June 22. Guests helped set a world record and participated in a swimming lesson instructed by Aquatica lifeguards. U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame member and three-time Olympic gold medalist, Ambrose “Rowdy” Gaines was onsite to lend a helping hand with the lesson and meet participants. Each park Guest that participated received a special certificate upon completion.

Yacht & Beach Club Update: Grab & Go Location Opens (PART 1)

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Disney's Yacht Club Resort is currently in the midst of a major refurbishment that include reimagined Guest rooms, new food & beverage locations, more retail offerings, and other minor updates. As you will see, many of the rooms located on the bottom floor of this beautifully-themed hotel are currently closed, while the new Market at Ale & Compass recently opened near the hotel's lobby. Let's take a look around the resort (as well as the adjacent Beach Club and DVC villas) to see what's going on:

Yacht & Beach Club Update: Grab & Go Location Opens (PART 2)

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Welcome to the second part of our newest Yacht & Beach Club Resorts photo-report. Don't forget to check out PART 1 of this extensive update to find additional construction photos and more. In the previous part, we walked around the exterior of the Yacht Club (including the Marina), we took a peek inside The Market at Ale & Compass and the new, temporary shop, and more. Let's continue to walk around the resort; after we complete our tour, we will move on to the Beach Club Resort.