Carbon Emissions

Go LED this Holiday Season to Save Energy and Cut Utility Costs

If you’re looking for a way to make your holidays more sustainable and more affordable, then consider making the switch from incandescent to LED holiday lights this year. Whether you have modest holiday visions, or you like to light up the neighborhood, the lights you use can make a real difference in your carbon footprint …
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Responsible Chemistry

Bell Nursery Is The Home Depot’s 2022 Environmental Partner of the Year

Each fall, The Home Depot releases its annual list of the most innovative products to hit its shelves, both in-store and online. Each year, in conjunction with these Innovation Awards, The Home Depot honors suppliers in several other categories, including the Environmental Partner of the Year. This year, that prestigious title went to Bell Nursery …
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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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Carbon Emissions

Green Guide: Choosing a Holiday Tree

The Home Depot sells both fresh-cut and artificial trees, and each type of tree has its advantages. Likewise, no matter which you prefer, there are choices you can make that reduce the carbon footprint associated with your holiday tree. In fact, one of the most critical decisions you can make is not which tree you …
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Carbon Emissions

Seal and Insulate Your Home to Save Energy and Lower Utility Bills

Most of us assume that heating and cooling homes is the work of our HVAC system. But an HVAC system works in tandem with a home’s insulation and envelope, which include the outer walls, windows, doors and other openings. When air leaks through a home’s envelope or is compromised due to under-insulation, HVAC systems must …
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Carbon Emissions

How to Choose a Smart Thermostat

For many homeowners, the go-to method for saving energy and reducing home heating and cooling costs is the programmable thermostat. But there’s a much better way: Meet the smart thermostat. Much more than a timer, these devices are Wi-Fi-enabled and include the latest smart technology, giving them the ability to save energy in a variety …
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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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Circularity

Meet Hilti, a Manufacturer of our Rental Tools and an Industry Advocate for Circularity

While construction projects can be resource-intense, contractors can take heart that there are suppliers who have made it their mission to lessen the environmental impact of construction. Choosing products from suppliers that demonstrate a meaningful commitment to a circular economy is one way to help your projects be greener. An environmentally responsible product manufacturer considers …
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