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Going Green: Everyday Office Green Tips

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What kind of font do you use when printing out documents at the office? A recent news story about a 14-year old who had an idea that would save the U.S. government $400 million, simply changing the font on printed documents.  According to his studies, 21 percent less ink is used when using the font, Garamond, opposed to other default fonts.  Changing the font on your... read more

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Going Green: How Baseball Goes Green

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Do you LUV baseball?  How about going GREEN?  These two go hand-in-hand in today’s Green Tuesday.  It’s the perfect time to celebrate since yesterday was the official Opening Day for Major League Baseball, and today is the Texas Rangers’ opening game versus my home team, the Philadelphia Phillies. In 2006, MLB became the first sports league to partner with the... read more

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Going Green: Keeping Food Natural for the Environment

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Did you know that more than 70 percent of foods sampled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture contain pesticides?  Pesticides can cause a lot of health problems and even more problems for our Green environment. We always make efforts to keep Mother Nature healthy, but what about ourselves too?  Adding organic foods to your diet can help nature look greener and YOU feel more... read more

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Going Green: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Welcome to a special edition of Going Green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day!  What do Southwest and lucky leprechauns have in common? We both LUV the color GREEN! At Southwest, we operate with a green filter, and each of our amazing Employees contributes by making environmentally responsible decisions, which also make good business sense.  There are so many wonderful... read more

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Most LUVed Going Green Posts

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With St. Patty’s Day on the horizon, the color green is on our minds!  As we’re gearing up for leprechauns and four-leaf clovers, we thought it would be fitting to highlight the top Going Green posts from the past year. There were many LUVly Green posts, but here are the ones that were the tops and awarded five GREEN stars. Going Green: Reusable Car Seat/Stroller Bag:... read more

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Going Green: Spring Cleaning

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It’s that time of the year again—time for spring cleaning!  The flowers may be about to bloom, but that clutter on your coffee table is still lingering.  Why throw it all out?   There are many ways to reuse, reduce, and recycle all that clutter that has accumulated over the past year, or in my case, the past few years! Here are some ways to declutter and organize the... read more

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Going Green: The Great Green Outdoors

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The sun will come out tomorrow!  Warmer weather is on the horizon, so it’s the perfect time to say goodbye to the cold winter and get outside. Being the LUV airline, we fly to beautiful and sunny destinations that are perfect for exploring.   Here are a few activities and tips that are healthy for the environment and your impending spring fever: Happy Hiking: There are... read more

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Going Green: Getting Crafty While Conserving

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Are you crazy for crafts?  There are so many little works of art you can create for your home, for gifts, or as decorations with things around the house that it’s easy to go Green while crafting.  Here are a few of my favorite ideas.  And when you are done reading, please be sure to share with us what household items have you turned into masterpieces! My favorite craft... read more

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Going Green: Falling in LUV with Your Environment

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Valentine’s Day is about showing how much you love the things near and dear to you, including your home sweet home.  Whether you live in the city, suburbs, or rural areas, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show how much you adore your environment and your home community. Here are some ideas to consider: Cities of Light and LUV - There’s nothing more beautiful... read more

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Go Green for the Big Game!

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Whether you’re rooting for the Broncos or the Seahawks, we can all agree that he “Super Big-Game Sunday” is full of fun, cheers, and parties. Did you know that in 2011, the United States had 250 million pounds of trash and the majority of that was paper products and food waste, according to the EPA?  The best Big Game parties are packed with game day snacks and... read more

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