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How to Grow a Greener School!

ESO_Contest_Newsroom Photo.jpg.jpeg Do you know a school that makes the eco-friendly honor roll? FedEx is launching the Grow a Greener School Contest to help give teachers, students and parents the resources to create hands-on sustainability projects at their school.

Inspired by the FedEx EarthSmart Outreach urban conservation projects led by FedEx volunteers and supported by National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, FedEx is offering all U.S. schools the opportunity to enter for a chance to win one of three grants (valued at $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000) to help complete their school’s green initiatives.

VOTE NOW through our Pinterest board!

Schoolyard Solutions for a More Sustainable World

girls_jumping.jpg These young students are part of a generation that spends on average more than seven hours a day looking at screens, yet these girls have a strong vision for how to transform their schoolyard into a vibrant learning garden teeming with wildlife.

Reach Out and PLANT…Somebody’s TREE for EarthSmart

...Our conservation projects will include a half or full day of service for FedEx team members, working with each NFWF grantee and the local community. We will help plant trees and shrubbery in Pittsburgh, Miami, Memphis and Washington, D.C.; clear invasive plant species in Seattle and Chicago; restore trails in Colorado Springs; revitalize riverfronts and watersheds near Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Dallas, Newark and Boston; and transplant native plants to the Los Angeles area coastline and to San Francisco’s Presidio Bluffs.

Last year, FedEx team members helped plant 15,510 trees, which will be responsible for reducing 372,240 pounds of CO2 per year. In addition, we have helped restore 219 acres of habitat and reduce runoff water volume by 570,000 gallons per year. All of which translates to a fresher and more beautiful environment for us and the next generation to enjoy...

Dallas Race to Prepare: checkered flag flies again on another great season

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FedEx wraps up season three of Race to Prepare with the American Red Cross and NASCAR

How Hashtags, @mentions, and FedEx Work Together: Customer Service in the Twitter-verse

Sheila.Dallas.JPG ...About a year ago, @FedExRobin (that’s really one of our Twitter Reps’, or “tweeter’s” names!) caught the attention of renowned author, Marsha Collier. Some of you may recognize Marsha’s name as she has written several of the “… for Dummies” books. Marsha was so impressed by FedEx Robin that she devoted a chapter to FedEx in her latest book, “The Ultimate Online Customer Service Guide”. So, we decided to invite Marsha to the Dallas Call Center on Tuesday, April 19th to meet FedEx Robin in person!...