Co-Mingled Recycling Breaks Southwest Airlines Record

Jun 10, 2011 11:00 AM ET

Co-mingled Recycling Breaks Southwest Airlines Record

We're proud to announce that in April our co-mingled recycling program diverted nearly half a million pounds, or 245 tons, from landfill space.  That's the weight of almost six Boeing 737-700 aircraft! Read more at



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