• Recycling

    Recycling waste reduces pollution, energy consumption and the need for raw materials, helping preserve our natural resources.

Recycling: Short & Simple

Don’t let a few rules keep you from being a responsible steward of the planet. It’s almost easier to recycle than to trash products — and so much more responsible.

The Home Depot can help. We carry environmentally-friendly products like moving boxes made from recycled materials or rain barrels that allow you to recycle rain water.  We also offer recycling programs for rechargeable batteries, CFL bulbs and old incandescent holiday light strings.

shop moving boxes




Reducing your carbon footprint

Find out how much of an impact you and your family can make by simply recycling household paper products. You may find it makes you breathe easier.

Take the Home Efficiency Audit


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…

View all previous blog posts »


While rain barrels have been around for some time, they keep growing more and more popular. They have become a critical gardening tool for those of us who live in drought susceptible areas and earth-friendly gardeners. Rain barrels are a great way to recycle rain water and cut water utility costs.

Organic Gardening Products
The number of organic products sold in our U.S. stores and online since 2012.

This number includes organic soils and fertilizers, and eco-friendly pesticides. 
Green Cleaning Products
The number of green cleaning products sold in our U.S. stores and online since 2012.
Biodegradeable Pots Sold
The number of biodegradable pots sold in our U.S. stores and online since 2012.
Recycled Moving Boxes Sold
Recycled moving boxes sold in our U.S. stores and online since 2010.
The above numbers are based on averages and certain assumptions. Click on a ticker for details.

Go green and come to The Home Depot for recycled products and more

If you're going green, go to The Home Depot. We pride ourselves on being environmentally friendly and offer many different eco options.

Recycling proves no exception. We not only sell products that help lower the need for raw materials and preserve our natural resources but also provide recycling programs for discarded products. This green recycling not only reduces pollution but also lowers energy consumption. So, go green and look to The Home Depot to recycle.