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April 18, 2013

What Bob the Builder® Can Teach Us About Helping the Environment

If you have children, or know someone who does, you’ve probably watched children’s shows that have left an indelible mark—most notably a certain purple dinosaur with an unforgettable theme song. So, a few months ago when my almost 3 year old donned a bright yellow construction hat and requested to watch Bob the Builder®, I thought I was in for another children’s show I would tolerate for his sake. However, I soon realized Bob and his friends can actually teach our children valuable lifelong lessons.

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August 28, 2012

Deep in the Heart of Texas

Texans are known for being fiercely independent. That sort of self-sufficiency comes naturally for a state as large as all of New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois combined. But with all bragging aside, we Texans know a thing or two about self-reliance, especially when it comes to our land.

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May 18, 2012

EarthSmart Innovations

Innovation is applied inspiration At FedEx, our focus is simple when it comes to sustainability: to connect the world in responsible and resourceful ways. Execution is always a bit trickier. That’s why we have the three pillars of our EarthSmart program that focus upon our services and assets, our team members and the workplace, and the community:

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April 23, 2012

FedEx Volunteers Help Beautify Shelby Farms Park in Memphis

By Rachel Kesselman (EarthSmart Memphis Outreach Co-Chair 2012) & Chris Williams (EarthSmart Participant 2012)After dodging a date with a bulldozer, several sweet magnolia trees have a home at Memphis’ Shelby Farms Park with the help of FedEx team members.

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April 13, 2012

Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE for EarthSmart

“Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE. Make Our World a Better Place…for YOU and ME.”

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August 31, 2010

Renewing the American Green

Green space matters. From rooftops to riverside parks, cities around the U.S. are renewing urban centers and engaging their people in their community "backyard." As a former resident of New York City and a new resident to Raleigh, parks are what make these places feel like home, providing opportunities for recreation, meditation and learning.

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April 15, 2010

Parks & Re-creation

I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright - Thoreau   I love to run, especially outside. It’s my time to unplug and let my mind debug from the day’s activities. What I have loved most about living in New York these past two years is running through the parks. From Prospect to Central, these places make the city habitable and bring balance to a world of chaos.

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