Our Planet


Our customers want right-sized, recyclable packaging that minimizes waste and ensures damage-free delivery. We work to reinvent and simplify our sustainable packaging options using a science-based approach that combines lab testing, machine learning, materials science, and manufacturing partnerships to scale sustainable change across the packaging supply chain.
Amazon delivery driver stands in front of a door, to deliver a package. On the door is a sign that says "delivery drivers, thank you for ALL that you do."

Designing packaging for Amazon starts with the customer and works backwards so we can deliver products they’ll love.

We are collaborating with others to reduce packaging waste for our customers and the planet. Since 2015, we have reduced the weight of outbound packaging per shipment by more than 36% and eliminated over 1 million tons of packaging material—that is the equivalent of 2 billion shipping boxes.
Two different types of packaging for Tide laundry detergent photographed against a black background. The package on the left is plastic. The package on the right is cardboard.

Reinventing an American icon

How Amazon and Procter & Gamble collaborated to create better packaging.

Packaging resources for vendors

Amazon partners with brands around the world to reduce brand-supplied packaging and the need for Amazon to add additional protective packaging.

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