Sustainable devices

Packaging

Our packaging environmental footprint continues to decrease through a science-based approach and collaboration with our supply chain and industry partners.

Microsoft has been 100% powered by renewable energy since 2014.

We have implemented an end-to-end (i-E2E) program management process for new product packaging designs.


Microsoft sustainable packaging design principles

  • Eliminate environmentally unfavorable materials
  • Minimize packaging weight and materials
  • Increase use of recycled content
  • Design for end-of-life recycling materials, separable components, and clear material markings
  • Increase use of bio-based and other sustainable materials
  • Reduce logistics and packaging manufacturing footprint
  • Source raw materials responsibly
  • Evaluate product platforms’ overall environmental impact through lifecycle analysis

Australian packaging covenant

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