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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces 2021-2025 ESG Business Goals as Part of New Corporate Responsibility Report

Company is focusing on five ESG strategic areas over the next five years as part of commitment to GroMoreGood
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), one of the world’s leading marketers of branded consumer lawn and garden as well as hydroponic and indoor growing products, announced its new environmental, social and governance (ESG)-driven business goals that will guide the company’s sustainability strategy over the next five years.

Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth: Julian's Story

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White broccoli. That’s what Julian Stapleton thought cauliflower was called when he was growing up. The kids in his family liked to eat broccoli, but they questioned cauliflower. So it became known as white broccoli. 

“Yeah, my mom jokes with me about all of the trendy cauliflower foods today. When I was a little kid, that’s all we ate. Fresh foods like broccoli, cauliflower and tomatoes out of the garden.”

While the World Was Sleeping, ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Brad and Sam Were Running

By Kenny Dieglio, Digital Intelligence and Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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It happened quietly, over the weekend, with only a few people watching. In a way, that’s kind of the way they wanted it. 

A four-mile run then a four-hour break.

Then a four-mile run and another four-hour break. Four miles, four hours… all running, no walking. Middle of the night, early in the morning. Didn’t matter. Time for another four.

Watch | Our Journey to Becoming One of North America's Largest Green Waste Recyclers

We reuse 5 billion pounds of green waste annually in our products, keeping it local and out of landfills.
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We’re passionate about helping people grow bountiful gardens and thriving greenspaces, while also creating products that benefit our environment. It’s an important way we GroMoreGood for people and our planet. 

Each year, we work with communities to recycle five billion pounds of green waste into our soil products, like garden soil and potting mix. That’s equivalent to approximately 900 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This keeps it out of local waste streams and returns valuable nutrients back into the soil.

Scotts Expands Commitment to Long Island Water Quality with Turf Builder Long Island Lawn Food Designed to Help Local Residents Protect Water

Summary: 
  • 100% of product profits invested back into local water protection programs

  • Local efforts to educate homeowners on proper lawn care 

  • Expanded company investments on Long Island water infrastructure and outreach

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  • 100% of product profits invested back into local water protection programs

  • Local efforts to educate homeowners on proper lawn care 

  • Expanded company investments on Long Island water infrastructure and outreach

Aaron's Story: Great Pay, Great Co-Workers and the Opportunity to Make the World a Little Greener.

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The way Aaron sees it, there’s no better place he could be when it comes to his budding career as a process operator at ScottsMiracle-Gro’s largest fertilizer plant in Marysville, Ohio.

The relationships he has forged with his co-workers reminds him of his own family and that close-knit feel of the small community where he was raised. And for someone who chose to pursue operations versus a college degree and possible desk job, he believes he made the right choice.  

Justin's Story: How One ScottsMiracle-Gro Associate Made a Healthy Change for His Family

by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Back in 2014, Justin realized that his health had taken a dive.

"I was 5 feet 9 inches tall and carrying around 255 pounds. My blood pressure was 149/90, and my cholesterol was 249,” says Justin, a shipping supervisor in our ScottsMiracle-Gro Marysville, Ohio, plant. “My wife and I had a baby on the way; and we also had a 10-year-old daughter, who I barely had enough energy to play with.”

Life on a farm to a desk job

Ashley's Story: ScottsMiracle-Gro's Holistic Approach to Associate Wellness

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Ashley knows how to juggle a hectic schedule. As a full-time senior analyst for ScottsMiracle-Gro and the mom of an active 5 year-old son, she’s used to being busy and feeling tired.

But after a long day, Ashley feels more tired than most. That’s because she struggles with Hashimoto’s Disease, an autoimmune disorder she’s dealt with since 2013. 

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Welcomes Applications for 2021 Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening to Connect More Children to Benefits of Gardening

Annual grant program aims to increase children’s access to fresh food, garden education
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – To support the rise in gardening nationwide and address the critical need to connect more children to healthy food, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today opened its GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants with national nonprofit KidsGardening.

Building a Career Beyond the Military: How One Veteran Found Success in the Corporate World

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Justyn Clevenger spent eight years in the Army, from deployment in Afghanistan to service in the Army National Guard. He was a satellite communications specialist while in the Army, but his first civilian job while in the guard was as a mechanic.

It was our company that gave Justyn a job opportunity that aligned better with the communications skills he developed in the Army. We brought Justyn on board as a desktop analyst to undertake Windows migration work here, similar to a Windows 7 migration project he led while in the Army.

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