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What is sustainable web design?

In this article we hope to raise awareness about sustainable web design and the impact our websites have on the environment. We’ll also explain how businesses can reduce their digital carbon emissions and take a more eco-friendly approach to operating online.

The environmental impact of AI

We look at the hidden environmental impacts of AI and ask how we, as businesses and as individuals, can make use of these tools while limiting the cost to the planet…

The environmental impact of email

Learn about the hidden effects that email has on the environment and learn how to cut down the number of emails you send and reduce the size of your inbox.

Optimising web fonts for sustainable websites

In this guide we’ll show you how to optimise your font files and have them loading onto your website in a flash, making it more eco-friendly in the process.

Using video considerately on sustainable websites

Video is one of the most popular forms of online content, however it’s also one of the least efficient. In this guide, we’ll look at how to use video on your website while still prioritising sustainability.

Optimising images for energy-efficient websites

In this guide, we’ll explain how you can use images more efficiently on your website to make your website more environmentally friendly.

Using Dark Mode to make your website more energy efficient

We explore the benefits of using Dark Mode on your website, and explain how you can enable it in your design to foster better user experiences.

The environmental benefits of privacy-focussed web design

We look at the ethical and environmental impact of website tracking technologies and ask whether we can still make insights-based decisions without harvesting personal data.

How to do SEO for Ecosia

We share our experiences optimising our website for the Ecosia search engine, and offer some tips to help you get started with your own website.

Tools for calculating your website’s CO2 emissions

When reducing the carbon footprint of a website, the first step is to understand how much CO2 it is already producing. In this article, we share some of the best tools for measuring the carbon impact of your website, and explain how best to use them.

Green web hosting guide for ethical businesses

Web hosting plays an important role in low-carbon web design, ensuring your website loads fast to reduce emissions. In this article, we look at what makes a good hosting package sustainable, and offer some recommendations for green website hosting here in the UK.

Digital Sustainability tips for businesses

An eco-friendly website is just the start when it comes to reducing your business’s digital carbon footprint. We’ve been on a journey to understand the carbon impact of all our digital activities, and there are plenty of small changes every business can make to make a difference. Here are our top tips for improving your digital sustainability.

How do I make my website more eco-friendly?

For eco-conscious businesses operating in a digital world, having an online presence is vital for getting our message out there and connecting with the people who can help us do good things in the world. So how can we have a website while minimising our impact on the environment? Read our tips for making your website more eco-friendly.

How much CO2 does a website produce?

We take a look at the statistics around digital emissions, explore how website carbon emissions are calculated, and then offer some suggestions for reducing the carbon footprint of your own business website.

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