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 minimize damage to products during the transportation and delivery process.
How Amazon and Hasbro came together to invent better packaging.
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.
We are minimizing 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 minimize 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 through 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 prioritize at Amazon are enhanced by working with credible, knowledgeable, and innovative industry partnerships as well as collaborative initiatives.
See how we put our scale and inventive culture to work on building a sustainable future.
Together, the nonprofit community, Amazon, and our employees, joined to donate $9 million to improve the lives of our most vulnerable community members in the Seattle, WA and Arlington, VA regions.
What the company is doing for support organizations on the frontline of the Australian bushfire crisis, and how you can help.
Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.