HOW MUCH DOES THE INTERNET POLLUTE?
WE CHOSE TO BE ONLINE: LET'S DO IT RIGHT
LET'S DO IT TOGETHER
We're passionate about web sites, but moreover, we're passionate about ensuring they don't damage our environment
HOW MUCH IS THE INTERNET POLLUTING IN REALITY?
È una domanda che spesso non ci poniamo. Perché Internet sembra sempre qualcosa di lontano ed etereo. Ma Internet inquina, ed anche tanto. Per darvi un idea velocemente, Internet produce la stessa quantità di inquinamento di:
It is a question we often don’t ask ourselves. Because the Internet always seems something distant and ethereal. But the Internet pollutes, and a lot. To give you a quick idea, the Internet produces the same amount of pollution as:
AS IF ALL 31 MILLION ENGLISH CARS DECIDED TO TRAVEL THE WORLD
THE ICELANDIC VOLCANO EYJADJALLAJÖKULL WAS CONSTANTLY ERUPTING FOR 5 AND A HALF YEARS
A 747 BOEING PLANE THAT FLYED FROM EARTH TO THE MOON 5704 TIMES
We are passionate about websites, but we also want to ensure that they don't harm our environment.
100% Renewable Power
Truly green hosting starts with 100% renewable power.
Thanks to our collaboration with Kualo ltd, In the UK, our datacentre runs on 100% green-sourced power as specified by E.ON (the Supplier) and as regulated by Ofgem. E.ON are one of the leading renewable generators in the UK with over 20 on-shore and off-shore wind farms, including the London Array, the world’s largest off-shore wind farm with a capacity of 630MW.
We also use renewable energy for 100% of our U.S. operations, as certified by Green-e, North America’s leading voluntary certification programme for renewable energy. We have additionally been recognised by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a Green Power Partner (search #KualoLtd, our machines provider). Our renewable energy is sourced through Native Energy, one of the few genuinely high-integrity businesses in the sector. Their projects go beyond simply generating renewable energy, but moreover, deliver social benefits for the communities in which those projects are located, including schools, family owned farms and Native American tribes.
Our provider Kualo ltd, is also partner member of The Green Web Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation who are on a mission to speed up the transition towards a completely green Internet. You can verify whether your site is running on renewable enKualoLtdergy (our machines provider) on their website.