Circularity

Our Commitment to Sustainable Packaging

In 2020, The Home Depot announced its commitment to eliminating expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) film from private-label packages by 2023. While they are inexpensive and easy to use, EPS and PVC are considered hard-to-recycle plastics. The Home Depot’s packaging team works with our private label product suppliers to apply science to …
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Circularity

Our Commitment to Sustainable Packaging

In 2020, The Home Depot announced its commitment to eliminating expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) film from private-label packages by 2023. While they are inexpensive and easy to use, EPS and PVC are considered hard-to-recycle plastics. The Home Depot’s packaging team works with our private label product suppliers to apply science to …
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Circularity

Merchant Q&A: The Environmental Benefits of Tool Rental

At The Home Depot, we know that the most sustainable tool isn’t necessarily the new one on the shelf; often, it’s the one that is rented, serviced and shared. One person who knows about the impact of tool rental is Tony English. As the Senior Director of Merchandising for Home Depot Rental, Tony has joined …
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Carbon Emissions

Merchant Q&A: The Environmental Benefits of Tool Rental

At The Home Depot, we know that the most sustainable tool isn’t necessarily the new one on the shelf; often, it’s the one that is rented, serviced and shared. One person who knows about the impact of tool rental is Tony English. As the Senior Director of Merchandising for Home Depot Rental, Tony has joined …
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Circularity

Paring Down Single-Use Plastics at The Home Depot

The Home Depot has ambitious goals for reducing our impact on the planet. Among our many initiatives, we are working with our stores, with our suppliers and in our own product packaging to minimize the use of plastics. The name says it all. Single-use plastics are created to serve a limited purpose. They are inexpensive …
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Circularity

Paring Down Single-Use Plastics at The Home Depot

The name says it all. Single-use plastics are created to serve a limited purpose. They are inexpensive and convenient. However, while many single-use plastics can be recycled, items like straws, lids, bottles and plastic bags often end up in landfills. As scientists continue to study the impact plastic has on our environment, particularly our oceans, …
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Circularity

Say Hello to the First 100% Recyclable Paint Can from Behr Paint Company

When it Comes to Recycling, Materials Make the Difference Recycling paint cans just got easier thanks to the team at Behr Paint Company. Behr is transitioning products in one-gallon containers from a hybrid package to an all-plastic Simple Pour package. The new lid and can feature a 100% recyclable design that is made from 100% …
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Circularity

Say Hello to the First 100% Recyclable Paint Can from Behr Paint Company

Over the years, paint formulas have steadily evolved, yielding a wide assortment of high-performing, low and zero VOC products. While the products have improved, the containers have not. Anyone who has embarked on a DIY paint project can relate to the inevitable struggle that is disposing of old paint and paint cans. First, there’s the …
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