Green Alliance: YRC Worldwide was one of the founding members of SmartWay in 2004.
YRC Worldwide was awarded the highest ranking by EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership for Fuel Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability for the 5th consecutive year.
The EPA and 15 shipping and business leaders formed SmartWay to improve environmental performance in the freight sector.
Today, more than 600 organizations are SmartWay partners. By 2012, this initiative aims to eliminate between 33 and 66 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions and up to 200,000 tons of nitrogen oxide emissions a year.
YRC Worldwide received the EPA’s 2006 SmartWay Environmental Excellence Award for leadership in conserving energy and lowering greenhouse-gas emissions.
To learn more about SmartWay, visit the EPA.