In addition, The Home Depot contributed $1.1 million to fund the Hands On Gulf Coast Action Center and Community Tool Bank. This has enabled the daily deployment of 150 volunteers to prepare homes for rebuilding by securing home exteriors, gutting interiors and remediating mold.
At Home Depot, it is vitally important to conserve the environment. The following are the principles help them guide in their actions and lead them down a path of sustainability. They pledge that they will :
be committed to improving the environment by selling products that are manufactured, packaged and labeled in a responsible manner, that take the environment into consideration and that provide greater value to customers.
support efforts to provide accurate, informative product labeling of environmental marketing claims.
strive to eliminate unnecessary packaging.
recycle and encourage the use of materials and products with recycled content.
conserve natural resources by using energy and water wisely and seek further opportunities to improve the resource efficiency of stores.
comply with environmental laws and will maintain programs and procedures to ensure compliance.
be committed to minimizing the environmental health and safety risk for our associates and customers.
train employees to enhance understanding of environmental issues and policies and to promote excellence in job performance and