Why You Should Be Going Green With Your Website [Infographic]

Not many people know the negative impact that the Internet and therefore their own websites have on the environment. It is estimated that by 2020, the web hosting industry will be as big a polluter as the airline industry. This is why it’s so crucial for web developers and small business owners to go green when selecting a web hosting provider for their websites or applications.

Below is an infographic that we put together to visually show you the impact of the Internet on the environment, why its important for going green with your website and how you can help.

We invite you to share this infographic on your own blog and social media to raise awareness, because together we can make a difference.

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GreenGeeks & Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Bonneville Environmental Foundation

As you know, GreenGeeks offers 300% Green Energy web hosting. So what does that really mean? It means that for every kilowatt that we draw from the power grid, we replace back 3 times in the form of wind energy. So not only are we offsetting what we’re using but we’re actually putting back MORE clean wind energy into the power system. This includes all of our infrastructure and work stations for our telecommuting staff. Continue reading “GreenGeeks & Bonneville Environmental Foundation”

GreenGeeks launches new eco-friendly initiative

A few weeks ago,  we announced that we launched a new eco-friendly initiative. “We are very excited by this new initiative” Says Trey Gardner CEO of GreenGeeks. “Since inception our mission has been to be the most eco-friendly web host around and to force others within our industry to go green. This new initiative embraces and expands our original mission by allowing us to branch out our efforts and to start to target different industries. This commitment also works well with our sponsorship of the 40th Earth Day anniversary, Fight For Air climb with the American Lung Association as both the climb and the C02NeutralWebSite.com partnership work to bring us cleaner air.”
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About.com Interviews Trey Gardner on Green Web Hosting

Jennifer Kyrnin over at About.com just published the interview with Trey Gardner (Our CEO) on GreenGeeks and Green Web Hosting. Here’s what she had to say:

“When I learned about Green Geeks, I was intrigued. Most hosting providers are very similar in their offerings, but Green Geeks claims to be “300% green hosting”. To find out more about this, I teamed up with Marc Lallanilla, the About.com Guide to Green Living to interview Trey Gardner, CEO of Green Geeks.”

Read the entire About.com Green Web Hosting with Trey Gardner Interview

Green Hosting with GreenGeeks!

One of the way’s that GreenGeeks is green is by purchasing renewable energy credits (REC’s) to compensate for the power consumption for our servers and work stations. We’ve received our Green Energy Certification from Bonneville Environmental Foundation. Here is a short video clip about them and how together we’re making a difference

Remember, when you host your web site with GreenGeeks, you’re using 300% green web hosting and you should be proud that you’re helping make a difference in our environment. You can proudly display that you’re hosting green by adding Green Tags to your web site!

U.S. Wind Energy Installations Booming!

“… nothing can stop the U.S. wind power industry.”

So far this year, the U.S. has installed 5,800 megawatts of wind power—again, more than at the same time last year (4,200 megawatts). That’s nearly as much as the industry initially expected to install during the entire year.So far this year, the U.S. has installed 5,800 megawatts of wind power—again, more than at the same time last year (4,200 megawatts). That’s nearly as much as the industry initially expected to install during the entire year.

Read the entire article here.

It’s good to see that Wind Energy is increasing!