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2018 Responsibility Report: a Year of Progress

Every day we open our doors determined to do things better, from how we treat our associates, customers and communities to how we run our operations. 2017 was a landmark year for The Home Depot, and we’re proud to share the progress we’ve made in our environmental, workforce and community initiatives in the 2018 Responsibility …

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3 EPA Wins From Home Depot in 2017!

Home Depot’s commitment to sustainability was recognized 3 times by the EPA in 2017! Click here to learn how our energy efficient product assortment was recognized by ENERGY STAR for Retail Partner of the year! Click here to learn how EPA’s WaterSense selected Home Depot to be Partner of the Year for our commitment to …

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Home Depot Wins Three EPA Program Awards

The Home Depot has been honored with three United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program awards. The EPA is an agency of the U.S. federal government created to protect human health and the environment. As a result of our stores’ commitment to selling and educating our customers on the energy and water conserving products available …

Tomato Garden

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Organic Gardening

USING INSECTS TO TEND YOUR GARDEN IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK By Annie Joseph, Gardener & Nursery Professional  Due to popular demand, we are sharing this blog again!  Keep reading to learn how easy it is to attract beneficial insects to help care for your garden instead of using chemicals. A healthy garden is home to …

Water Conservation in the shower

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WaterSense® Label Leads to Water, Energy, and Cost Savings

The average American uses 100 gallons of water a day at home, and while those gallons add up, so do the dollars. A typical U.S. household spends $1,100 per year on water, but it can save $350 annually simply by installing water-efficient fixtures and appliances. What’s more, reducing water use doesn’t just pad your wallet—it …

Flowers for clean air

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Getting Smart About Outdoor Water Use

It actually seems a bit unfair. Just when our yards and gardens reach full bloom, summer’s hot, dry weather comes along and makes it challenging to keep everything lush and beautiful. For areas of the country experiencing drought conditions and watering restrictions, it’s an even bigger challenge. Outdoor water use is at its peak, making …

Water Conservation in outdoor watering

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Beneficial Insects & Your Garden

Contributed by Gardener & Nursery Professional, Annie Joseph A healthy garden is home to many different plants and flowers, along with birds, and diverse insect populations.  We all know that occasionally there are pest insects in our gardens, but may not be aware that there are many beneficial insects, or “good bugs”, that keep the …