Sustainability

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Reducing packaging waste, one order at a time

Feedback from customers, product manufacturers, and associates improves packaging.

Your sustainability questions, answered

Amazon is investing in sustainability efforts across the U.S. and around the world.

How we placed a tree inside The Spheres

See one of the highlights of the preparation of The Spheres – Rubi’s journey from Somis, California to Seattle, Washington, and the process of "threading the needle" to get the tree into it's home in The Spheres.

Bringing The Spheres’ green walls to life

See how our horticulture team was able to pack plant biodiversity into every inch of space with The Spheres’ living wall.

Powering a clean future

Amazon's largest wind farm to date is adding more than 1 million megawatt hours of clean energy to the grid each year.

5 things you don’t know about Amazon packaging

Learn how we invent and test new packaging to eliminate waste, ensure products arrive safely, and end “wrap rage” for our customers.

The super-efficient heat source hidden below Amazon's Seattle headquarters

Thanks to a collaboration across city agencies, engineers, a “carrier hotel” and others, Amazon’s newest building is heated by recycling excess energy from a neighboring data center.

Amazon launches largest wind farm yet

We're adding more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year.

Solar power delivers a win-win-win

The Amazon smile box now comes with even more sunshine. Today we announced that we’ve begun hosting solar installations on the rooftops of our fulfillment and sortation centers with a goal of installing at least 50 solar systems by 2020.

Welcoming Al Gore to Amazon

On the heels of our recent Texas Wind Farm announcement (our largest renewable energy project to date) we were honored to welcome Al Gore to Amazon last Friday. Al Gore is former Vice President of the United States and current Chairman of Generation Investment Management.
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