The circular economy
In 2016 we launched Amazon's first nationwide initiative with Feeding America in our North American Fulfillment Centers to donate excess food to Feeding America, a U.S.-based non-profit organization, whose mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks.
We work to redefine the “take, make, dispose” model of consumption to eliminate waste at every turn – for our business and our customers.
Several years ago we outgrew our space in Seattle and we made a conscious choice to invest in downtown Seattle—even though it would have been cheaper to move to the suburbs.
Amazon is strongly committed to conducting its business in a lawful and ethical manner, including engaging with suppliers that are committed to the same principles.
We've all had wrap rage going head-to-head with packaging that's impossible to open, excessive for the product, or destined only for landfills. So in 2008 we set out to solve the problem.