Carbon neutral means that the emissions produced by a company are balanced by the same amount removed.
In this digital context, it means offsetting the carbon emissions that your website produces.
The first thing we need to do is to calculate how much CO2 our website produces on each page load. For this, we can use EcoPing. It’s free to add a site URL to your dashboard and see a daily website carbon report which will show how much CO2 is produced per page visit.
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Now we know how much CO2 is produced per page view, we can multiply this by monthly visitors. This will show how must CO2 is produced each month and intern how much we need to offset.
Here we can calculate the carbon emissions produced each year by our website. Type in the amount of CO2 produces on each page load (from EcoPing) and, how many monthly visitors you receive (from your analytics provider).
To make a website carbon neutral we need to follow three simple steps:
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