Green or Eco-friendly web hosting is a newly introduced hosting product to the field of web hosting which involves a given website hosting company in putting their efforts to prove that they are not affecting the environment in any manner whatsoever.
World internet usage statistics has revealed that internet usage is doubling in size all over the world and growing from 400 to 1000% a year. In fact, the total electricity bill to operate hosting servers and related infrastructure equipment was $2.7 billion in the United States and $7.2 billion worldwide. It is estimated that if energy consumption with web hosting continues to grow at this rate then by 2020, the industry will be more polluting than the airlines industry. With so much hype on resources, eco-friendly hosting services, utilizing green marketing, gave rise to a need of Green or Eco-friendly web hosting. "