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June 24, 2015

Benefits of the Road Less Traveled

As a society, we want cleaner air. We want a more vibrant economy. We want safer roads. But to have those things, we have to change. We have to chart a different course and take the road less traveled.

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January 10, 2017

New Fuel Option Means Cleaner Truck Routes

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has a name that sounds like it could be a complex scientific concept, but it’s really not that complicated: CNG is primarily methane gas stored at high pressure. That’s it. Why do we care? We care because CNG can be used in the same place as gasoline, diesel, or propane, but

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August 8, 2016

Mystic River: How to Heal a Waterway

Invasive water chestnut plants are causing significant damage to rivers throughout the northeastern United States. The non-native aquatic plants negatively impact river life by depleting oxygen levels, choking out other plants, and forming dense mats which block sunlight. The Mystic River Watershed Association protects and restores the Mystic River in Massachusetts, and recently welcomed a

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July 27, 2016

Denny Hamlin Reveals a Never-Before-Seen Look of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota

Denny Hamlin earned a strong second place finish at last month’s Toyota-Save Mart 350 in Sonoma. A few days prior to the race, Hamlin was on-hand in the shadows of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to give FedEx volunteers a sneak peak at the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry’s new look. “I’ve been able to

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June 29, 2016

Citizen Scientists Use Apps for a Cleaner Earth

See. Snap. Click. That’s the basis behind a revolutionary new concept that is helping scientists all over the world with their research. Often the most time consuming and expensive part of a scientific study is the day-to-day collection of data. Observations on a massive scale are critical to understanding ecosystem and climate patterns, but collecting

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March 29, 2016

2016 FedEx Global Citizenship Report: Deliver It Forward

Delivering is our business. Delivering positive impact is our responsibility. Empowering people to deliver it forward is our passion.

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January 7, 2016

Saving Energy, Water and Time by Keeping Our Air Fleet Clean

Keeping a fleet of vehicles clean is a necessary, but important task for businesses whose calling card is their livery and the condition of which reflects directly on the brand – good or bad. But when your fleet includes aircraft, the task takes on a whole new level of complexity. After all, it’s hardly possible

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December 4, 2015

Biofuels Take Flight with FedEx [Infographic]

FedEx planes to deliver packages using fuel made from forest waste (click the Infographic below for a high-resolution jpg, or click here to download the Infographic as a pdf file) Starting in 2017, the FedEx Oakland hub will mix up our first supply of alternative jet fuel. Half Jet A/half biofuel, the first six million

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