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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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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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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Responsible Chemistry

Deliver the Right Amount of Product, Right Where It’s Needed

While well-intentioned, sometimes homeowners aren’t always precise in how they use lawn and garden products. It can seem tempting to use more product to achieve the desired results. Luckily, Scotts® and Ortho® have created the innovation to help you apply the right amount of product, right where it needs to go. Gardeners are creative souls. …
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Water Conservation

Restoring Steelhead and Salmon Habitat in the Forests of California

In 1998 Humboldt and Mendocino Redwood Companies (HMRC) purchased 440,000 acres of redwood and Douglas fir forests in California. The land, which had been subject to intense logging for nearly a century included rivers and streams, many of which had been damaged as a result of logging practices and infrastructure. The scientists at HMRC recognized …
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Carbon Emissions

Small Actions at Home Can Make a World of Difference for Our Planet

Want to be more sustainable at home but not sure how? You’re not alone — and P&G and its family of trusted brands are here to help. According to a new P&G study in the U.S.[1], 72% of people want to do more to be sustainable at home. But fewer than half of people make …
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The Home Depot’s Eco Options Program Recognizes the Best Products

The Home Depot’s biggest environmental impact is the products we sell. We work with our suppliers to address global environmental concerns in products including carbon emissions, water scarcity, air quality, waste and more. In 2007, we founded our Eco Options program to recognize the best of these products through stringent criteria in six key product categories: Carbon …
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