Circularity

Packaging Q&A: Engineering Better Packaging

Product packaging has come under a lot of environmental scrutiny in the last decade. Packaging is in a difficult position – it’s both critical and temporary. No one knows more about this conundrum than Greg Fornasiero, Director of Packaging Engineering at The Home Depot. We’ve asked Greg to talk to Eco Actions about what The …
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Circularity

Packaging Q&A: Engineering Better Packaging

Product packaging has come under a lot of environmental scrutiny in the last decade. Packaging is in a difficult position – it’s both critical and temporary. No one knows more about this conundrum than Greg Fornasiero, Director of Packaging Engineering at The Home Depot. We’ve asked Greg to talk to Eco Actions about what The …
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use leaves for mulch

Project

How to Harvest Leaves for Mulch

One of the easiest ways to make any edible plant happy is to provide a thick mulch of crumbled, weathered leaves.

Circularity

Outsmarting Waste: How to Do More to Waste Less

Even with the desire and intent to implement waste diversion solutions at home, actually ensuring each component enters the correct waste stream can prove challenging. Many households do not have access to composting and recycling solutions, and if available, there is confusion about what is accepted. The team at Glad wants to help. Glad offers …
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Circularity

Outsmarting Waste: How to Do More to Waste Less

Let’s talk trash. It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about living sustainably, but for most of us, it is an unavoidable part of modern living. While landfill avoidance is an important part of living sustainably, there are many household products that can’t be recycled or reused. So, …
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Project

Tips for Winter Composting

This project will give you simple tips to ensure your compost bin is in top shape and working all winter long.

Circularity

Tool Rental and Repair Delivers the Right Tools for Sustainability

One of the principles of a circular economy is the elimination of waste. A circular economy shifts from a disposable system to one where goods retain value indefinitely. While The Home Depot is in the business of selling equipment, we are also investing in alternatives. In fact, we know that sometimes the most sustainable tool …
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Circularity

Tool Rental and Repair Delivers the Right Tools for Sustainability

We might be in the business of selling equipment, but sometimes the most sustainable tool isn’t the new one on the shelf. The Home Depot’s tool rental and repair are examples of circularity in operations. Equipment Rental at The Home Depot The Home Depot rents everything from trucks to floor sanders and rototillers. Equipment rental …
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