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The Home Depot Wins Green Power Award

The Home Depot’s dedication to offering ecofriendly products to consumers has earned prestigious recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a trailblazer in sustainable stewardship. The Green Power Leadership Award rewards companies that demonstrate a commitment to leadership within the green power marketplace. The Home Depot accepted this award on September 19th in a …
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Radius Recycling + The Home Depot = A Match Made in Circularity Heaven

The Home Depot is getting closer to realizing a circular economy with a little help from some friends, of course. When we made circularity a pillar of our Eco Actions, we committed to supporting a world without waste, where every product is reused rather than rely on ever-growing landfills. When The Home Depot has recyclable …
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Merchant Q&A: Behind the Scenes in the Cleaning Aisle

If there’s one department at The Home Depot that everyone knows, it’s the Cleaning aisle because almost every project under the sun begins and ends with cleaning. At The Home Depot, shoppers can find cleaning tools such as trash bags, brooms, buckets and mops in a department we call Indoor Garden. It may not be …
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Q&A with Danielle Gadberry, Featured Associate for The Home Depot #SustainabilitySquad

Within The Home Depot, there is a large contingency of eco-conscious associates. They call themselves the Sustainability Squad, and they are living proof that Eco Actions make a difference. They are living a DIY sustainability lifestyle. Each month, we sit down with members of the Sustainability Squad to learn more about their inspiration and motivation …
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Q&A with Michael Parent, Featured Associate for The Home Depot #SustainabilitySquad

Within The Home Depot, there is a large contingency of eco-conscious associates. They call themselves the Sustainability Squad, and they are living proof that Eco Actions make a difference. They are living a DIY sustainability lifestyle. Each month, we sit down with members of the Sustainability Squad to learn more about their inspiration and motivation …
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3M Plastics Reduction Includes Recycled Materials in Packing Tape Products

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What You Need to Know About 3M’s Commitment to Reducing Plastics

At 3M, sustainability commitments and product life cycle innovation are more than phrases issued in press releases and annual reports – they are woven into the culture. That’s true for reducing plastics too. Sustainability acts like a motivational challenge to design products that not only address end-user needs, but also solve environmental challenges. When The …
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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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Packaging Q&A: Engineering Better Packaging

Product packaging has come under a lot of environmental scrutiny in the last decade. Packaging is in a difficult position – it’s both critical and temporary. No one knows more about this conundrum than Greg Fornasiero, Director of Packaging Engineering at The Home Depot. We’ve asked Greg to talk to Eco Actions about what The …
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