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PHOTOS: EPCOT Debuts New World Showcase Cast Member Costumes Made Partially From Plastic Bottles

EPCOT took a step towards a more sustainable future recently, as the park is debuting a new cast member costume made partially from recycled plastic bottles.

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The seafoam green costume, worn by the Festivals Team, sports the new World Showcase icon, which has been featured, along with all the new and reimagined pavilion icons, in the flags now flying at the park’s entrance.

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While only the Festivals Team was mentioned, this new outfit could prove to be a possible replacement for the World Showcase costumes seen at the festivals, which featured the flags of all eleven countries with pavilions, as seen below.

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The next festival scheduled is the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, which kicks off this Friday, November 26th.

What do you think of this new outfit? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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The other Tom
The other Tom
11 days ago

This technique has been around for a few years, but Disney is trying to claim it as their own. 🤦🏼‍♂️

John Ford Jr
John Ford Jr
11 days ago

Another blatantly transparent cost cutting move on the part of Disney in the name of “going green.” In reality it is about saving Disney’s green money not the environment. Ergo, prison or motel style wall mounted bath product dispensers in $1,000 + per night hotel rooms with no daily housekeeping. Shameful and demeaning to guests. Even assuming that environmental impact of these shirts is less, they are generic and have no connotation to World Showcase or Epcot. I would be less concerned about your generic cast costume and more concerned with bringing back the cultural representatives from each county, which… Read more »

mis
mis
11 days ago

you people do realize that 1% or less equals partially, right? but hey, if you fall for this news then you must really love chapek and what he is doing today. #firechapek!

Samuel
Samuel
11 days ago

I remember when CMs used to say that EPCOT stood for “Epcot’s polyester costumes of torture”. Looks like the ‘P” now stands for plastic. 😂