If you want real throughput on your green branding get your blog or website on a fully solar powered hosting service. Unlike some other zero emissions web hosting services, these guys don’t get it done using Renewable Energy Credits or offsets, they don’t produce the pollution in the first place.
From their Press Release:
“Greenest Host, a pioneer of green powered Internet services, today announced worldwide availability of its 100% solar-powered web hosting plans. Like most web hosting companies, Greenest Host offers a suite of services that allow users to host websites, register domains, host email accounts, and build their own custom web presence. What makes the company unique is their data center, which operates 100% of the time on clean solar energy.The company has combined cutting-edge power technology with custom, easy-to-use account management software, point-and-click website development tools, and world-class ecommerce software. For the first time, consumers and small businesses have the freedom to sign up for an account, build a web presence, and know that with every web visitor’s click they are reducing carbon emissions. And for every new account created through the end of 2007, Greenest Host will donate $5 to the Environmental Defense Fund (http://www.environmentaldefense.org) – up to $500,000.”
Greenest Host is also sponsoring the Green Power Inside “Million Green Powered Website” campaign (http://www.greenpowerinside.org), where the goal is to convert one million websites’ to clean power, resulting in pollution reductions equivalent to:
- 2,000 passenger cars not driven for one year
- 1,070,000 gallons of gasoline not burned
- 21,900 barrels of oil not burned
- 1,200 households not using electricity for a year
- 240,000 tree seedlings grown for 10 years
- 7,900 acres of pine or fir forests storing carbon for one year
- 77 acres of forest preserved from deforestation
- 48 railcars of coal not burned
- 3,200 tons of waste recycled instead of landfilled
Greenest Host web hosting plans start at $14.95 a month.
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