Carbon Emissions

Our Commitment to Composting and Sustainability

In Puget Sound, Washington, associates are turning trash into something customers can use. Flowers, soil, and other retired organic items are being composted instead of thrown away.  For over a decade, more than 20 stores have been partnering with local environmental solutions company Cedar Grove to dispose of their organic waste. Cedar Grove turns these materials into compost that’s sold in local Home Depot stores.  “Prior to our partnership with Cedar Grove, compostable …
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Carbon Emissions

Our Commitment to Composting and Sustainability

In the Puget Sound area, The Home Depot stores are helping reduce methane by composting organic materials such as landscaping debris, woodchips, untreated lumber, soils, plants and sods. Composting allows these materials to decompose with oxygen present, thereby preventing the creation of methane. What makes this a circularity story? These materials are turned into compost that’s …
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The Home Depot Issues New Sustainability Commitments

The Home Depot believes in doing our part. Every day, we seek to prove that corporate responsibility strengthens our company. We organize our approach to corporate responsibility around three key pillars: focusing on our people, operating sustainably and strengthening our communities. Our commitment to operating sustainably has never been stronger. This year, we have added …
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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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