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Sustainability
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.

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.

Judge a toy by its box

How Amazon and Hasbro came together to invent better packaging.

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.

10 book picks to get the most out of summer

Our favorite guides for National Parks, trails, lakes, beaches, and other outdoor destinations.

Planting ideas

This Amazon horticulturist teaches people about plants like the future depends on it.

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.

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.

Top sustainability book picks by Amazon's sustainability team

Find out some of our sustainability team's favorite reads, in honor of Earth Day.

Focusing on sustainability in Italy

Our newest Italian fulfillment center boasts an olive grove and 400 associates working in robotics.

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.
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Your sustainability questions, answered

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

Reducing packaging waste, one order at a time

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

Amazon launches largest wind farm yet

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