PSFK: 80,000 Airline Seat Covers Reach Their Final Handbag Destination
January 27, 2015

PSFK: 80,000 Airline Seat Covers Reach Their Final Handbag Destination

80,000 Airline Seat Covers Reach Their Final Handbag Destination

When Southwest Airlines made the decision to retire over 80,000 seat covers–for one made of a new more lightweight material to conserve fuel–it soon wondered what to do with them. But instead of treating them as waste, or an easy one-off donation to a recycling center, it looked for a more meaningful way to send off the seat covers that had served so many passengers traveling for business, vacations and adventures befit for, well, a plane seat cover.

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