Circularity

Trex Decking and The Home Depot Are a Circularity Success Story

When we describe a circular economy, we think of a continuous cycle of waste that 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. Every day, companies are seeking for opportunities to contribute to the circular economy. As the leading …
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Circularity

What Do We Mean by Circular Economy?

The Home Depot is working to help the industry change the way we think about materials. We believe that the circular economy is a model worthy of investment and commitment. A “circular economy” aims to ensure products and packaging never become trash. The foundational principles of this idea are found in nature, where nothing is …
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Sustainable Forestry

How Do You Fight Climate Change? Trees and 2x4s. Lots of Them.

Sustainable forestry has been a passion and strategy for The Home Depot for over 25 years. Over the years, we have established supply chain protocols to ensure visibility into where our products come from and to safeguard the health of these forests. One example of this is our preference for certified wood. Wood is considered …
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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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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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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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