Home Depot Introduces Eco Options Label in US Stores Today
Home Depot is formally introducing the Eco Options label today in its US stores. The new label is for products like fluorescent light bulbs that conserve electricity and natural insect killers, that promote energy conservation, sustainable forestry and clean water. The new label will identify products at Home Depot as environmentally friendly.
The company has identified more than 2500 Eco Option products (many of which are already on store shelves) such as all-natural insect repellents, cellulose insulation, front-load washing machines, organic plant food and vegetables in biodegradable pots, compact fluorescent light bulbs.
The label will make it easier for consumers to make eco-friendly choices related to their home improvement products. The Eco Options label in the US is an expansion of the program which the company rolled out in Canada.