EnergyStar Appliances for Energy Efficiency

Carbon Emissions

Saving Customers $2.8 Billion with ENERGY STAR

In 2017, we committed to saving our customers $2.8 billion in energy costs and helping customers avoid 20 million metric tons of CO2 emissions through the sale of ENERGY STAR® -certified products. In 2018 alone, we saved customers $1.2 billion in energy costs and helped them avoid 7 million metric tons of CO2. According to …
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Home Depot Gardening

2018 Responsibility Report: a Year of Progress

Every day, we open our doors determined to do things better, from how we treat our associates, customers and communities to how we run our operations. 2017 was a landmark year for The Home Depot, and we’re proud to share the progress we’ve made in our environmental, workforce and community initiatives in the 2018 Responsibility …
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The Home Depot

3 EPA Wins from Home Depot in 2017!

Home Depot’s commitment to sustainability was recognized three times by the EPA in 2017! Click here to learn how our energy-efficient product assortment was recognized by ENERGY STAR® for Retail Partner of the Year! Click here to learn how EPA’s WaterSense® selected Home Depot to be Partner of the Year for our commitment to saving …
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Earth Day 2016: Tips for an Efficient and Healthy Home

Earth Day 2016 is all about healthier and smarter homes and chemical-free gardens. Check out these tips for ways to save energy, water and money; to maintain good indoor air quality; and to keep your yard healthy for family and pets this spring.    
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The Home Depot

Home Depot Wins Three EPA Program Awards

The Home Depot has been honored with three United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program awards. The EPA is an agency of the U.S. federal government created to protect human health and the environment. As a result of our stores’ commitment to selling and educating our customers on the energy- and water-conserving products available in …
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Tomato Garden

Organic Gardening

USING INSECTS TO TEND YOUR GARDEN IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK By Annie Joseph, Gardener & Nursery Professional  Due to popular demand, we are sharing this blog again! Keep reading to learn how easy it is to attract beneficial insects to help care for your garden instead of using chemicals. A healthy garden is home to many …
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Water Conservation in the shower

WaterSense Label Leads to Water, Energy and Cost Savings

The average American uses 100 gallons of water a day at home, and while those gallons add up, so do the dollars. A typical U.S. household spends $1,100 per year on water, but it can save $350 annually simply by installing water-efficient fixtures and appliances. What’s more, reducing water use doesn’t just pad your wallet …
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Flowers for clean air

Getting Smart About Outdoor Water Use

It actually seems a bit unfair. Just when our yards and gardens reach full bloom, summer’s hot, dry weather comes along and makes it challenging to keep everything lush and beautiful. For areas of the country experiencing drought conditions and watering restrictions, it’s an even bigger challenge. Outdoor water use is at its peak, making …
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