Packaging and products
Redesigning packaging to reduce waste and making our private-label products in responsible ways.
Packaging and products
Reducing waste in packaging
We use extensive testing, machine learning, materials innovation and partnerships with manufacturers to reduce packaging waste throughout the supply chain.
In an effort to reduce waste at every step of our supply chain, we are constantly exploring ways to minimise damage to products during the transportation and delivery process.
How Amazon and Hasbro came together to invent better packaging.
Amazon’s mission is to optimise the overall customer experience by collaborating with manufacturers worldwide to invent sustainable packaging that delights customers, eliminates waste and ensures that products arrive intact and undamaged.
We are minimising waste, increasing recycling and providing options for our customers to participate in the circular economy.
RecyclingWe are taking responsibility for some of the toughest-to-recycle materials in our operations to reduce our environmental footprint.
Amazon Second ChanceAmazon Second Chance provides information on how to trade in, recycle or repair Amazon devices and products, how to recycle Amazon packaging, and how to find open-box and refurbished devices.
DonationsWe are continuously working on initiatives to minimise the amount of food and non-food products that go to landfills.
Shipment Zero is Amazon’s vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50% of all shipments net zero by 2030.
Our focus is achieving net zero carbon shipments via sustainable process improvements, recycled materials, investments in electrification and renewable energy initiatives.
Our materials and commitments
We set a high bar for our products and raw materials.
Chemicals and restricted substances
Many of the cross-cutting sustainability issues that we prioritise at Amazon are enhanced via partnerships and collaborative initiatives with credible, knowledgeable and innovative industry partners.
See how we put our scale and inventive culture to work on building a sustainable future.
Delivery associates helped design Amazon’s new fleet of electric delivery vehicles with safety and sustainability in mind.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is committed to achieving 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure. Here are some of the ways we worked towards this in 2019.
Major investments in renewable energy are a critical step to address Amazon’s carbon footprint globally.