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Do You Brown Bag Lunch? We Want to Say Thanks!

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by Lily Lowder
March 1, 2021

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Get rewards for logging your brown bag lunches on Alamo Commutes. Source: Getty Images

Do you normally pack your lunch when you go to work? Or enjoy lunch at home while telecommuting? Then you're doing your part to go green!

March kicks off the start of ozone season (March - November), when air quality worsens in the region due to higher concentrations of ground-level ozone, also known as "smog". Emissions from motor vehicle exhaust and other sources react in the sunlight to form smog. Consequently, smog worsens midday when more cars are out and about and the sun is shining bright. You can reduce smog by driving less, particularly during lunchtime.

So instead of driving out for lunch, kick back and enjoy a cost-effective, tasty, and eco-friendly meal at your desk! And to say thanks, from March 1-31, log your brown bag unches on the Alamo Commutes app or website and you'll be entered to win a $50 gift card!

Plus, snap pictures of your brown bag lunch (note: brown bag not required!) and share them on social media for additional prizes! During the challenge timeframe, post your brown bag lunch pictures on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the #BrownBagChallenge and tag @AlamoAreaMPO. You'll be entered to win a $50 giftcard... and a limited edition Alamo Commutes branded lunch bag!

For more information on the Brown Bag Challenge, including how to participate and challenge guidelines, visit our web page.