Responsible Chemistry

Reformulated Indoor Mounting Tape Reduces Solvent Emissions

  As a sustainability leader for decades, 3M has continuously worked to find ways to reduce our environmental impact by doing everything from looking at the sustainability of our manufacturing operations to finding ways to make our packaging more sustainable. That includes using materials that can be easily recycled or using recycled material to make …
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Stanley Black+Decker Sustainable Packaging

Circularity

A World With Less Plastic Pollution is Possible

Stanley Black & Decker and its well-known brands, including DEWALT, STANLEY, and BLACK+DECKER, have a goal to advance sustainable packaging by utilizing 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025. Packaging is complex and serves many purposes from protecting products to educating consumers, so a shift of this magnitude is no small task. But with …
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Carbon Emissions

J.D. Irving Sawmills Make the Switch to Biomass

J.D. Irving, Limited, (JDI) is an integrated forest products company based in New Brunswick, Canada. JDI forests supply The Home Depot’s eastern stores with lumber. While JDI is a leader in ecological forest management practices, they are quickly becoming a leader in clean energy. The company has begun investing in biomass boilers to aid in …
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Carbon Emissions

Be Moved by 100% Recycled Boxes Made with Clean Energy

About thirty minutes east of The Home Depot’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia is the town of Conyers, where Pratt Industries is based. As the largest manufacturer of 100% recycled paper packaging in the world, Pratt supplies The Home Depot with its assortment of moving and storage boxes. Each year, The Home Depot sells approximately 80 …
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Carbon Emissions

Blow Off Gas & Go Cordless – The RYOBI 40V HP Brushless WHISPER SERIES® Blower

This fall take back your yard from noisy gas equipment and fumes. As one of the most popular and trusted cordless lawn and garden brands in the U.S. RYOBI™ has made a name for itself with 50 years of history in the power tool industry to back it up. RYOBI™ has positioned themselves in the …
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The Home Depot Issues New Sustainability Commitments

The Home Depot believes in doing our part. Every day, we seek to prove that corporate responsibility strengthens our company. We organize our approach to corporate responsibility around three key pillars: focusing on our people, operating sustainably and strengthening our communities. Our commitment to operating sustainably has never been stronger. This year, we have added …
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Sustainable Forestry

Want to Help Protect Forests? Here’s how.

Trees and the products they provide are an essential part of our daily lives. None of us should have to choose between using the products we enjoy today and what we all need to preserve our tomorrow. If you want to help protect forests, choose brands that are committed to responsible forestry. P&G brands, including …
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Circularity

Reduce Your Plastic Waste with a Brita Water Filter

Resource reduction is a key element of sustainability. Reducing our impact on the earth is the first step towards protecting it, and an easy way to use less is to opt against single-use plastic water bottles. If your family is concerned about their impact on the planet, but wants great tasting water, try switching to …
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