Carbon Emissions

Eco Actions Guide to Ecofriendly Holiday Gifts

The holidays are a perfect time to give the gift of green and with a year full of product innovations, there is no shortage of new products to help. With Eco Actions on your side, giving greener is even easier. Whether you’re shopping for the gardener, techie, energy-efficiency expert or do-it-yourselfer, this Ecofriendly Holiday Gift …
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Water Conservation

The Home Depot Awarded 2022 WaterSense Partner of the Year

The Home Depot is committed to helping protect water resources by selling products designed to conserve. The store not only offers a large selection of WaterSense-labeled products, but also helps to make those products more affordable for customers. When you see the WaterSense label, you know that product has been certified to perform as well …
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It’s Never Been a Better Time to Save Water

Droughts rob communities of the rain and snow that replenishes their much-needed water supply, which makes saving water for future use more important than ever. With so much of the country facing drought conditions, it’s never been a better time to save water wherever you live. According to the U.S. drought monitor, 53.8% of the contiguous …
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The Home Depot Stores Practice Smart Watering

  There’s irrigation, and then there’s “smart” irrigation. The difference? About 470,000 gallons of water. Irrigation systems are designed to make landscape watering easy and automated, but they don’t always make the best use of resources. Traditional irrigation systems can waste water by watering in the rain and over-watering certain areas. In fact, a clock-timer-controlled irrigation …
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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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Carbon Emissions

ENERGY STAR Day is October 26th

Save Today. Save Tomorrow. Save for Good. The Home Depot estimates that our customers’ purchases of ENERGY STAR® products helped reduce annual electricity use by 7.5 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020. To understand just how big an impact that is, consider that it amounts to a savings of over $1 billion on energy costs and lowering …
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Responsible Chemistry

HMTX and Lifeproof: Leading the Way to a Cleaner Vinyl Flooring Industry

Vinyl flooring is known for its great looks, easy maintenance and durability. In recent years the popularity of LVT has exploded, making it the go-to choice for flooring. The Home Depot’s brand of Lifeproof vinyl flooring is manufactured in partnership with HMTX Industries. As a global supplier of LVT, HMTX manufacturers vinyl products for a …
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Carbon Emissions

With ENERGY STAR, You Can Rule Your Attic for Comfort and Savings

According to the energy experts at ENERGY STAR, 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. Which means that 90% of homeowners could be saving money and energy. Sealing and insulating your home is a simple and cost-effective way to save money, improve your comfort and reduce your carbon footprint. And one of …
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