Water Conservation

Sustainable Forestry Includes Safeguarding Waterways

J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is an integrated forest products company based in New Brunswick, Canada. They produce lumber, pulp, paper, tissue and pellet products. They know that a well-managed, diverse forest is the foundation of success, and part of that effort is maintaining the health of the various waterways within and around their property. Waterways …
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Circularity

Outsmarting Waste: How to Do More to Waste Less

Let’s talk trash. It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about living sustainably, but for most of us, it is an unavoidable part of modern living. While landfill avoidance is an important part of living sustainably, there are many household products that can’t be recycled or reused. So, …
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Circularity

Tool Rental and Repair Delivers the Right Tools for Sustainability

We might be in the business of selling equipment, but sometimes the most sustainable tool isn’t the new one on the shelf. The Home Depot’s tool rental and repair are examples of circularity in operations. Equipment Rental at The Home Depot The Home Depot rents everything from trucks to floor sanders and rototillers. Equipment rental …
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Carbon Emissions

Live vs. Artificial: Which Is the Greenest Christmas Tree?

For those who celebrate Christmas, the holiday season just isn’t complete without a tree. Christmas trees are the centerpiece of holiday festivities and traditions. But if you’re someone who cares about the environment, buying a tree can leave you feeling confused. On the one hand, there are live trees, which are cut and sold at …
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Carbon Emissions

Go LED This Holiday to Save Energy

As the holidays grow near, it’s never too early to start planning ways to be more sustainable this season. An obvious place to start is with the holiday decorations that require energy, namely lighting. Whether you are a modest decorator, or your house lights up the neighborhood, the lights you use can make a difference …
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Circularity

Do More with Less: Just One Strip and It Ships – Securely

Gone are the days of needing layers of tape to feel your boxes are securely sealed. With Scotch® Brand premium packaging tapes, all you need is one strip of tape on the top and bottom seams of your box and you have a secure seal you can trust, guaranteed. Packing boxes can be a painful, …
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Carbon Emissions

The Home Depot Wins Three Environmental Protection Agency Awards

The Home Depot was honored with three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards that reflect the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. The company is proud to serve as industry leaders in the design, manufacture, selection, and use of products that are safer for the environment. The Home Depot was honored in the following three categories: 2021 SmartWay Excellence …
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Carbon Emissions

The Home Depot Joins RE100

RE100 is a global and collaborative initiative that is driving the change to renewable electricity. Short for “renewable 100 percent,” the coalition is led by Climate Group and CDP (formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project). Renewable energy types include solar, geothermal, water, wind and biomass, which are organic materials from plants and animals. Established in …
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