Innovation at Amazon

Sustainability

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Solar panels on the rooftop of an Amazon fulfillment center
Solar panels on the roof on Amazon buildings.
Photo by Amazon
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.
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    We provide answers to your most frequent questions about Amazon’s commitment to sustainability.
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    Partners
    We're supporting 16 national and international sustainability partnerships and initiatives.
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    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.

  • 1.6 billion
    Boxes avoided
    Since 2015, our Frustration-Free Packaging programs have eliminated more than 900,000 tons of packaging material--the equivalent of 1.6 billion shipping boxes.
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