Solar panels on the rooftop of an Amazon fulfillment center
Solar panels on the roof on Amazon buildings.


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
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    Sustainability Question Bank
    We provide answers to your most frequent questions about Amazon’s commitment to sustainability.
  • 16
    We're supporting 16 national and international sustainability partnerships and initiatives.
  • 50
    Solar systems
    Amazon Solar Energy
    We have a goal to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020.
  • 11,700
    Solar panels
    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.
  • 20,000
    Employee 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 million
    Kilowatt 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 million
    Boxes avoided
    Over the past 10 years, our Frustration-Free Packaging programs have eliminated 244,000 tons of packaging materials, avoiding 500 million shipping boxes.
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