Circularity

A World With Less Plastic Pollution is Possible

We are living in a world that is being overwhelmed with plastic pollution. It’s one of our planet’s more pressing issues, as these materials can live in our environment for hundreds of years and impact wildlife and humans alike. But how can we help? We can make a difference through small changes that add up …
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Carbon Emissions

Be Moved by 100% Recycled Boxes Made with Clean Energy

Every moving and storage box sold by The Home Depot throughout the Southeast, is manufactured using clean energy from Pratt Industries’ state-of-the art facility in Conyers, Georgia. This facility features a fluidized bed gasifier, which converts landfill-diverted materials – including residues from Pratt’s own paper-making operations – into clean energy. Every day, Pratt’s Clean Energy …
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Sustainable Forestry

J.D. Irving Sawmills Make the Switch to Biomass

When it comes to lumber production, there’s more to the process than cutting and milling. For example, in North America, construction regulations require that softwood lumber used for interior building applications have a moisture content of less than 19 percent, which means that wood must also be dried. Drying wood requires heat and energy. Historically, …
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Responsible Chemistry

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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Carbon Emissions

Blow Off Gas & Go Cordless – The RYOBI 40V HP Brushless WHISPER SERIES® Blower

This fall take back your yard from noisy gas equipment and fumes and go cordless. The RYOBI™ 40V HP Brushless WHISPER SERIES®  Blower is the industry’s most powerful and quietest cordless handheld blower, making you the new favorite on the block. This blower is 7X quieter than gas becoming the unofficial hero of zoom calls …
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Sustainable Forestry

Want to Help Protect Forests? Here’s How.

For every tree used to make Charmin, Bounty and Puffs, two more are regrown. Today, 100% of the virgin wood fibers P&G uses in their products are third-party certified, and recently, Charmin, Bounty, and Puffs set an ambition that by 2030, 100% will be certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® , the most trusted forest …
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Circularity

Reduce Your Plastic Waste with a Brita Water Filter

Resource reduction is a key element of sustainability. Reducing our impact on the earth is the first step towards protecting it, and an easy way to use less is to opt against single-use plastic water bottles. If your family is concerned about their impact on the planet, but wants great tasting water, try switching to …
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Responsible Chemistry

Deliver the Right Amount of Product, Right Where It’s Needed

Gardeners are creative souls. There’s always another corner of the backyard to turn into a bed, always another place to tuck in a container, always another window with an appetite for a box. The team at Scotts Miracle-Gro is the same way. They are never done creating. And by constantly talking with gardeners, they pay …
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