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April 24, 2017

FedEx Team Members Get the Dirt on Spring Cleaning

FedEx team members are out and about this spring helping to make our local communities healthier, cleaner places to live and work.

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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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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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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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September 24, 2014

FedEx Trade Networks Celebrates Riverview Solar Technology Park Opening

Yesterday was an extraordinary day in Tonawanda, N.Y., as we officially celebrated the grand opening of the FedEx Trade Networks facility at Riverview Solar Technology Park. It was amazingly gratifying to see all of the officials, developers and customers on hand and inspiring to see all of the team members, who played such an integral role in seeing this important initiative through.

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September 3, 2014

FedEx EarthSmart Joins Forces with Rocky Mountain Field Institute

 For two weeks in June 2013, the most destructive fire in Colorado’s history inhabited the Black Forest. The fire was fully contained after the loss of 486 homes, 2 lives and thousands of acres of land. FedEx employees owned six of those homes that were lost and many children of FedEx employees attended Pine Creek High School, which was the most affected school by the fire.

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July 1, 2014

License to Optimize

***Note: This post first appeared on the Corporate Eco Forum EcoInnovator Blog- - - - - - -

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