Project

How to Plant a Tree

Hardworking trees reduce pollution, release oxygen, and give us privacy and shade.

Sustainable Forestry

The Spread of Artificial Lighting Means Most of Us No Longer Experience Truly Dark Nights

Humans evolved to the rhythms of the natural light-dark cycle of day and night. The spread of artificial lighting means most of us no longer experience truly dark nights. Meanwhile, research suggests that nighttime artificial light can negatively affect human health, increasing risks for obesity, depression, sleep disorders, diabetes, breast cancer and more. Purchasing fully shielded …
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Sustainable Forestry

Creating Wildfire-Resilient Forests in California Helps Us All

When you walk the aisles at The Home Depot, there are many wood products that originate in forests. Forests are places of beauty, sources of wildlife habitat and inspiration. Forests are also synonymous with wildfires and devastation. Wildfires impact all of us, no matter where we live. Wildfires are not only devastating to the people …
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Sustainable Forestry

How Do You Fight Climate Change? Trees and 2x4s. Lots of Them.

Sustainable forestry has been a passion and strategy for The Home Depot for over 25 years. Over the years, we have established supply chain protocols to ensure visibility into where our products come from and to safeguard the health of these forests. One example of this is our preference for certified wood. Wood is considered …
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Sustainable Forestry

Creating Wildfire-Resilient Forests in California Helps Us All

Wood may be one of the easiest products to connect back to the environment. Behind most wood products you see at The Home Depot, there are forests. For products made by Mendocino Redwood Company (MRC), those forests are carefully managed with two goals in mind: sustainability and productivity. Balancing sustainability and productivity means managing both …
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Sustainable Forestry

How Do You Fight Climate Change? Trees and 2x4s. Lots of Them.

We love wood – in our homes, in our furniture, to provide heat, as sustainable packaging and as a place to recreate. J.D. Irving, Limited, an integrated forest products company based in New Brunswick, Canada, that provides lumber, pulp, paper, tissue and pellet products, knows that a well-managed, diverse forest is the foundation of success. …
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Project

How to Stake a Tree

Keep young trees growing strong by staking them.

Product

FSC-Certified Wood

Certifies responsibly managed forests that protect water quality and biodiversity, and prohibits harvest of rare, old-growth forest