Sustainable Web Design

Websites for business and the planet

Sustainable Web Design helps reduce your impact with a website that is engineered to be lightweight, fast and running on sustainable servers.

Sustainable Web Design

How does a website impact our environment?

The internet consumes a LOT of power, 416.2TWh per year to be exact! That's more than we use per year in the UK. 🤯

With every page view, it consumes electricity which starts producing emissions. 
A man and woman, working as freelance web designers, are seen hunched over a laptop in a kitchen.

What does a sustainable
website look like?

By building more sustainable websites we can help you to reduce your carbon footprint whilst creating waves in your market space we can build a better planet together.

Lower business carbon footprint

Less energy consumed per page load.


Streamlined code for faster and more energy efficient code.

Sustainable hosting solutions

Servers powered by sustainable power

Better optimised images

Smaller image sizes without compromising on quality

Improved user experience

Faster page speeds improve user experience.

Frequently asked Questions
for Sustainable Web Design

What is sustainable web design?

Sustainable web design refers to the practice of creating websites that are eco-friendly, energy-efficient, and are optimized to reduce their carbon footprint.

Why should businesses in Essex consider responsible web design?

Businesses in Essex, just like everywhere else, are facing growing consumer demands for sustainability. Adopting sustainable web design can not only reduce environmental impact but also enhance a company's reputation and potentially save costs in the long run.

How does sustainable web design contribute to energy savings?

Sustainable web design focuses on optimising images, streamlining code, using green hosting solutions, and reducing the overall amount of data transferred during a site visit. This reduces the energy used by both servers and users' devices.

What are some key elements of eco friendly web design?

Key elements include efficient coding, optimised graphics and multimedia, mobile-first design, green web hosting, and conscious content strategy.

Is the user experience compromised with sustainable website design?

No. In fact, sustainable web design often improves user experience as sites tend to load faster, are more responsive, and are generally more user-friendly.

How can I measure the sustainability of my website?

There are various online tools that can assess the carbon footprint of your website. Additionally, analytics can provide insights into page load times, bounce rates, and other factors that can indirectly indicate the site's sustainability.

I use website carbon calculator which continually measures the environmental impact of a website. Each website will have a badge displaying this information
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