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Disneyland Resort Circle D Ranch Cast Members Commit to Composting

posted on April 22nd, 2014 by Kevin Rafferty, Jr., Communications Specialist, Disneyland Resort


Aside from caring for our four-legged cast members at the Disneyland Resort, the team at Circle D Ranch also takes personal interest in caring for the environment, and what better occasion to spotlight this than Earth Day!
Disneyland Resort Circle D Ranch Cast Members Commit to Composting

“Our cast members are passionate people who love to care for our animals and environment,” said Andrea Raney, a Circle D Ranch stable attendant who initiated their composting program. “We are always looking for new ways to reuse our equipment and reduce our waste.”
Disneyland Resort Circle D Ranch Cast Members Commit to Composting

Now, more than 90 percent of waste collected at Circle D Ranch is composted or recycled. In fact, the entire facility collects only one 50-gallon trash can of waste every two days! Animal waste and bedding, coffee grounds and filters from food and beverage locations and laundry lint from Disneyland Resort hotels are part of the composting mix. Each of these help Circle D Ranch reach its goal of becoming a zero-waste facility.
Disneyland Resort Circle D Ranch Cast Members Commit to Composting

Programs such as these have helped contribute to a 50 percent decrease in waste sent to landfills by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. For more information on this and other environmental accomplishments of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, check out the recently released 2013 Citizenship Performance Summary.

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4 Comments 2 Replies Add Yours

1

Antonio on April 22nd, 2014 at 2:32 pm

Is Circle D next to Big Thunder Ranch?

 

Kevin Rafferty, Jr. on April 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Hi Antonio – Yes, it’s a working ranch backstage that is home to the animals of the Disneyland Resort.

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Greg on April 22nd, 2014 at 5:01 pm

What a fun job, I love the animals at Disneyland.

3

Kristi on April 23rd, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Thank you for such an interesting article! Are guests able to tour the Circle D area?

 

Kevin Rafferty, Jr. on April 23rd, 2014 at 3:01 pm

Glad you enjoyed it, Kristi! Unfortunately no, so the animals can enjoy their time off, too.

4

Brandy on May 17th, 2014 at 5:35 pm

Hi! How would i find out about applying to work at Circle D? I have been a horse lover and around horses for over 22 years! This would be my dream job!!!

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