Sustainable Forestry

Creating Wildfire-Resilient Forests in California Helps Us All

Wood may be one of the easiest products to connect back to the environment. Behind most wood products you see at The Home Depot, there are forests. For products made by Mendocino Redwood Company (MRC), those forests are carefully managed with two goals in mind: sustainability and productivity. Balancing sustainability and productivity means managing both …
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Responsible Chemistry

BEHR Paint: Pushing the Paint Industry Forward

The Home Depot’s sustainability goals drive our progress and, in turn, benefit our customers, communities, associates and partners. These goals are often not ours alone to meet, they require the engagement of other companies to drive change. When we established a goal to reduce suspect chemicals in paint, we knew it would require paint manufacturers …
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Circularity

The Home Depot and Pratt Industries, Bringing Sustainability Home

A circular economy is one in which a continuous cycle exists, where waste is converted for use in new products. This regenerative, waste-free model results in a profound reduction in the impact humans have on the environment. One simple way to achieve this is recycling, and when we think of recycling, we think of Pratt …
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Carbon Emissions

Better Batteries Are Helping to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Household Chores

As The Home Depot looks for partners to lead our industries into a cleaner future, one clear leader in carbon reduction is TTI. A world leader in power technology, TTI is the manufacturer of such reputable brands as RYOBI and Milwaukee. For years, TTI has been leading advancements in lithium-ion battery technology. In 2020, The …
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Responsible Chemistry

With New Product Innovations, Now’s a Great Time to Grow Organic!

One of the biggest myths about organic gardening is that using organics means growing wimpy plants and accepting smaller harvests. In fact, going organic can be one of the best gardening decisions you’ll ever make, and Miracle-Gro is stepping up to help with revolutionary products to feed and nourish gardens, organically. Today, more gardeners than …
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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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