Circularity

Christmas Tree Recycling: An Eco Action with a Big Impact

It’s Christmastime, but it doesn’t really feel like the holiday season until you’ve put up your Christmas tree. If you prefer a live tree, you’re in good company: According to the National Christmas Tree Association, nearly 21 million trees were purchased for last year’s holiday season. Alas, what comes up must come down, and that …
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Circularity

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

More and more often professional tool users are looking beyond ‘what will get the job done’ and ‘how much will it cost me’ and also asking, ‘how much will it cost the planet?’ Choosing products from manufacturers that demonstrate a meaningful commitment to a circular economy is an important step in helping to ensure that …
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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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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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