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Packaging and Products
We are redesigning packaging to reduce waste and making our private-label products in responsible ways.

Packaging & Products

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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's mission is to optimize the overall customer experience by collaborating with manufacturers worldwide to invent sustainable packaging that delights customers, eliminates waste, and ensures products arrive intact and undamaged.
Shipment Zero
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 through sustainable process improvements, recycled materials, investments in electrification, and renewable energy initiatives.
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Climate Pledge Friendly helps make it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products on Amazon. Customers will see the Climate Pledge Friendly label when shopping, which signifies that the products have one or more trusted sustainability certifications.
Illustration of various Amazon products, including clothing, devices, food, and house hold products.
From thousands of Amazon-branded products to millions of retail and third-party items sold on Amazon, we are working to reduce the environmental impact of the products we manufacture and provide customers more information about the sustainability attributes associated with the items we sell.
Product Categories
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    Household Goods
    We are working to increase the sustainable attributes across Amazon-owned Private Brand baby, household cleaning, personal care, and beauty products.
  • Graphic icon of a blue basket carrying various items.
    Food and Grocery
    We make it easy for customers to find a range of options like free range, pasture-fed, organic, and fair trade groceries.
  • We partner with suppliers of Amazon-owned Private Brand products to find solutions that promote the use of sustainably-produced fabrics and recycled materials.
  • We complete life cycle assessments to help us understand the environmental impact of each device type and use these learnings to set goals, from using recycled materials to investing in renewable energy.
Illustration of multiple Amazon devices and customers using them.
As part of Amazon’s commitment to The Climate Pledge, we are working to make our devices more sustainable, from how we make them to how customers use them. We complete life cycle assessments to help us understand the environmental impact of each device type and use these learnings to set goals, from using recycled materials to investing in renewable energy. We are building a future in which customers will be able to control their smart homes or read, listen, and watch on their devices, knowing that Amazon is reducing its carbon footprint.
Many of the cross-cutting sustainability issues that we prioritize at Amazon are enhanced by working with credible, knowledgeable, and innovative industry partnerships as well as collaborative initiatives.
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    Better Cotton Initiative


    Amazon is a member of the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) to support the transition to sourcing more sustainable cotton within Amazon-owned Private Brand apparel products. BCI is a global nonprofit organization and the largest cotton sustainability program in the world. BCI exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in, and better for the sector’s future.
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    Green Chemistry and Commerce Council


    Amazon is a member of the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3), a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of green chemistry by catalyzing and guiding action across all industries, sectors, and supply chains.
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    International Safe Transit Association


    Amazon joined the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA), an organization focused on the specific concerns of transport packaging. ISTA is a nonprofit, member-driven association that sets the standards for optimizing the resources in packages that are designed to be survivable, sustainable, and successful.
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    Sustainable Packaging Coalition


    Amazon joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. SPC uses strong member support, an informed and science-based approach, supply chain collaborations, and continuous outreach to build packaging systems that encourage economic prosperity and a sustainable flow of materials.
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    Textile Exchange


    Amazon joined Textile Exchange to support our commitment to sustainable apparel. Textile Exchange is a global nonprofit that identifies and shares best practices on farming, materials, processing, traceability, and product end-of-life in order to reduce the textile industry’s impact on the world’s water, soil, and air, and the human population.
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