RONA reports on sustainability efforts

RONA inc. has published its 2023 sustainability report. During the year, the retailer made available some 5,000 ECO-branded products in stores and online. It touts the recovery of 1,980 tonnes of paint, aerosols, batteries, light bulbs, and fluorescent tubes.

The company also said two-thirds of the waste it generated was reused or recycled. It also installed more than 1,000 solar panels at its Milton, Ont., distribution centre and donated $3 million to non-profit organizations through the RONA Foundation. In addition, RONA has supported the FSC wood certification program for the past 15 years.