Disney's cooking with gas -- literally (okay, sort of)
Here's a fun story about theme parks recycling; Disneyland
yesterday completed the conversion of its locomotives from diesel fuel to "biodiesel," in other words, used frying oil from the resort's restaurants.
So that oil that fried your chicken nuggets in New Orleans Square someday later will be powering your trip around the park back to the front gate.
Disney's fry oil has been in the news before, when the company announced that it was joining others in the food service industry in switching to oil without harmful trans fat.
Here's a full story from the Orange County Register. You may submit your best jokes/puns below.
Perhaps they'll put a fast food outlet right by the exit.
Sounds good actually! I always wondered how Disney got around the fact that their trains aren't that enviromentally friendly. Sounds like an interesting idea. I think a good article for the site around Earth Day is what theme parks are doing to be enviromentally friendly. I know Disney makes a big deal about it, but I am sure others do it as well!
I swear Robert, I really tried. But I got nothin'.
Excellent idea. I guess I should not be bothered that the cooking oil used in my food is also acceptable for use in a train. I should just accept it and move on as I think about the great, big Circle of Life.
C'mon, TH, are you feeling a little
Propane Street, U.S.A. will be the gateway to Sleeping Butane Castle.
Sitting here watching King of the Hill, looking at this thread and seeing the Propane Street remarks. Hmm, since King of the Hill was recently dropped by Fox, perhaps ABC can pick it up, promote at Disney and he can drive the trains!!!
I love King of the Hill - Hank is one of the wisest characters to ever grace television. Shame on Fox for dropping that show.
Not the first time Fox has dropped a great show, but hey. As for the gas thing.. I have to say, that does make me chuckle a bit. The fact that the oil used to cook my food is acceptable for trains.. like the aforementioned poster said.
Maybe they Disney can team up with another fast food franchise and rename Sleeping Beauty Castle to
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