In preparation for Earth Day, we’ve gathered some facts and figures that we’re proud of as we work to build a sustainable future.
1Sustainability Question Bank
We provide answers to your most frequent questions about Amazon’s commitment to sustainability.
We're supporting 16 national and international sustainability partnerships and initiatives.
We have a goal to install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020.
More than 55% of Amazonians in Seattle commute to work without a car.
Our wind farm in Texas has 110 wind turbines, our largest wind farm to date.
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.
More than 25,000 plants have been woven into our living wall in The Spheres – a lush garden of biodiversity in downtown Seattle, where we’re helping conserve several species of endangered plants.
80 millionKilowatt hours
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.