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Merchant Q&A: Better Options for Organic Gardens

It’s the busy season for The Home Depot’s outdoor garden department, and no one knows that better than Matt Elsey. He’s the Product Merchant in charge of fertilizer and seed. We’ve asked Matt to give Eco Actions some insight into the best options for organic gardeners. EA: How big is organic gardening at The Home …
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Merchant Q&A: Cleaning Products Get Better, Smaller and Cleaner

Gina Perry has been part of The Home Depot team for over two decades. Today, she is the Senior Product Merchant for Cleaning. We’ve invited Gina to speak with Eco Actions about the changes that the cleaning category has undergone in recent years, how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way consumers think about cleaning …
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Recycle Rechargeable Batteries at The Home Depot

Bring your rechargeable batteries to The Home Depot for recycling. Here's what you need to know before you go.

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HMTX and Lifeproof: Leading the Way to a Cleaner Vinyl Flooring Industry

Vinyl flooring is known for its great looks, easy maintenance and durability. In recent years the popularity of LVT has exploded, making it the go-to choice for flooring. The Home Depot’s brand of Lifeproof vinyl flooring is manufactured in partnership with HMTX Industries. As a global supplier of LVT, HMTX manufacturers vinyl products for a …
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How to Clean Hardwood Floors

This guide will show you what you need to know about cleaning wood floors. It will also give you tips on how to maintain them


How to Clean Laminate Floors

This guide will teach you how to clean laminate floors. It will also cover removing stains and protecting your floors.


How to Make Your Own Cleaning Wipes

This guide will show you how to make single-use cleaning wipes using 91 percent concentrated isopropyl alcohol.

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Reformulated Indoor Mounting Tape Reduces Solvent Emissions

As a sustainability leader for decades, 3M has continuously worked to find ways to reduce our environmental impact by doing everything from looking at the sustainability of our manufacturing operations to finding ways to make our packaging more sustainable. That includes using materials that can be easily recycled or using recycled material to make packaging. …
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