At Amazon, we are committed to and invested in sustainability because it’s a win all around. It’s good for business, the planet, our customers, and our communities.
December 18, 2018
1Sustainability Question BankWe provide answers to your most frequent questions about Amazon’s commitment to sustainability.
We're supporting 16 national and international sustainability partnerships and initiatives.
Amazon Solar Energy
We have a goal to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020.
Solar panel installation at Amazon
Our fulfillment center in Tracy, California has 11,700 solar panels – part of our commitment to installing 50 solar rooftops globally by 2020.
20,000Employee packaging suggestions
Over a three-month period, more than 20,000 Amazonians working at our fulfillment centers across North America helped us improve packaging by using our packaging feedback button.
80 millionKilowatt hours
Amazon's Doppler District Energy
Over a 25-year period, our district energy heat recycling project in Seattle will save 80 million kilowatt hours of electricity.
500 millionBoxes avoided
Over the past 10 years, our Frustration-Free Packaging programs have eliminated 244,000 tons of packaging materials, avoiding 500 million shipping boxes.