Just got an email from DVC saying the coffee mugs are coming back.
"Thank you for contacting Disney Vacation Club.
We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us
regarding the glassware changes in our studios. We continually review
the cleaning practices in our resorts. Upon reviewing the dishware and
glassware washing process for the studio units, we realized that hand
washing wasn’t sufficient to meet our cleanliness standards.
Glassware and ceramic mugs in the studios were replaced with disposables
because dishwashing machines are not available in those units. We
wanted to take action quickly and using disposables was the most
We have since determined that we will be able to provide glassware and
ceramic mugs at resorts where glass washing equipment is available.
This includes Disney’s Beach Club Villas, Disney’s BoardWalk Villas, The
Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas and
the Inn rooms at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort.
For all DVC stand-alone campus properties (Disney’s Saratoga Springs
Resort & Spa, Disney’s Old Key West Resort, Disney’s Hilton Head Island
Resort and the villas at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort) that do not have
glass washers available, we will continue to utilize the disposable cups
until we can source a more environmentally friendly product. We are
investigating the possibility of installing glass washers at specified
locations throughout the stand-alone campus properties.
The disposable cups are replenished upon request. If a Guest/Member
calls to request glassware, we will provide it and remove it upon
We are very happy not to have to brings mugs and dish soap with us on our trips.