How sustainable are your favourite brands?

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Tag Archives: Websites

Searching online sustainability

They are inescapable in our daily lives and we might assume that their environmental footprint is just as small as the electricity it takes to load a webpage. We’re talking about websites. Think Google, Gmail, Facebook, Wikipedia, eBay, Linkedin, Youtube, Dropbox and more. We use them as search engines, for social interactions and for shopping. […]

Who produces the most sustainable bits and bytes?

When it comes to the environmental impact of websites (such as Facebook or Google), the biggest concern is the electricity consumption of data centers. The increasing use of the internet provides additional pressure on the global electricity supply. In 2011, between 1.1 and 1.5 percent of global electricity consumption was attributable to data centers, and […]