FAQ: We All Own Sustainability

Chief Sustainability Officer Ron Jarvis has spent two decades driving sustainability improvement at The Home Depot. Here he offers insights into our progress. Who drives ESG at The Home Depot? Many associates and business leaders throughout our enterprise! They take pride in improving their departments and businesses in multiple ESG aspects. Our leadership understands that …
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Circularity

Paring Down Single-Use Plastics at The Home Depot

The name says it all. Single-use plastics are created to serve a limited purpose. They are inexpensive and convenient. However, while many single-use plastics can be recycled, items like straws, lids, bottles and plastic bags often end up in landfills. As scientists continue to study the impact plastic has on our environment, particularly our oceans, …
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Carbon Emissions

ENERGY STAR Products Help You Save on Household Expenses and Emissions

Recently, The Home Depot was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy for our ongoing partnership with ENERGY STAR. For over a decade, The Home Depot has worked to promote energy efficiency at home through the use of ENERGY STAR-certified products. “We exceeded our multi-year goal to help …
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Carbon Emissions

Reformulating DuPont Froth-Pak Spray Foam to Address Climate Change

Sealing and Insulating Can Improve the Sustainability of Your Home Depending on the size and age of your home, sealing and insulating can exceed the boundaries of a DIY project. Often, homeowners will contract with a professional to do the work. As such, sustainability-minded homeowners should know about the latest product enhancements so that they …
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Q&A with The Home Depot’s Senior Director for Sustainability, Candace Rodriguez

In March of 2022, The Home Depot sustainability team welcomed a new Senior Director, Candace Rodriguez. No stranger to the orange apron, Candace has been with the company for 20 years serving as Associate General Counsel and as Divisional Merchandising Manager of Building Materials for Private Brands. We’ve invited Candace to Eco Actions to learn …
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Water Conservation

Merchant Q&A: The Best Toilets for Water Savings and Performance

When it comes to saving money and conserving resources at home, toilets are an underrated source. One person who knows all about the impact of a high-efficiency toilet is Patty Stoffelen. As the Merchant for Toilets and Toilet Seats at The Home Depot, Patty has likely bought, studied and tested more toilets than anyone in …
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Carbon Emissions

Q&A with The Home Depot’s Director of Energy Management, Craig D’Arcy

Recently, The Home Depot announced its most ambitious carbon goal to date: pledging to reach 100% renewable electricity for its facilities by 2030. One of the architects of that goal is Craig D’Arcy, Director of Energy Management* for The Home Depot. We’ve invited Craig to Eco Actions to talk about the commitment and role his …
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Circularity

Say Hello to the First 100% Recyclable Paint Can from Behr Paint Company

When it Comes to Recycling, Materials Make the Difference Recycling paint cans just got easier thanks to the team at Behr Paint Company. Behr is transitioning products in one-gallon containers from a hybrid package to an all-plastic Simple Pour package. The new lid and can feature a 100% recyclable design that is made from 100% …
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