The internet is one of the biggest polluters in the world and fact if it was a country it would be the 6th biggest polluter. There is no doubt that we need to be thinking about this and that is why we have made this article containing 5 of the most sustainable/environmentally friendly WordPress themes that you can use in 2021 so You can help to make the internet more sustainable.
Our list is not made up of designs containing environmentalism. Instead, we are focusing on providing you actual themes that have a lower impact on the environment. To find these themes we were looking at the minimalistic design structure and the absence of unnecessary animations.
The WordPress theme itself is not enough to become sustainable/environmentally friendly, but it is a good step in the right direction. Themes and designs in general can be very power and data-hungry and all of this is requires energy which leads to unnecessary pollution.
MinimalistBlogger from SuperbThemes is a theme made for bloggers who like minimalism and environmental friendly. The design is very simple and the layout is made by borders which lower the environmental impact it has. The MinimalistBlogger theme is responsive to both desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.
EcoCoded is one of the better WordPress themes if you are looking for a theme designed to minimize the environmental impact. The developers of EcoCoded have carefully designed and developed the theme by using a few colors, only loading one font, and compressing the code to minimize CPU power. The EcoCoded theme is responsive to both desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.
Eclipse is a minimalistic WordPress theme you can use for either blogging or photography. The structure of the design is minimalistic and it is the images lifting the design. This design has a visual customizer so that you can customize your theme to your likings and it is responsive to mobile and tablet devices as well.
Monochrome is a minimalistic black and white design made with a simple layout in mind. If you like whitespace and designs made by using typography, then Monochrome might be what you are looking for. The Monochrome theme is responsive to both desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.
Elegant is the last in the list of sustainable/environmentally friendly WordPress themes, but it doesn’t mean it isn’t as good as the others. This theme is like Monochrome built up using typography as the key element in the design. The Elegant theme is great for blogging and portfolio and it is responsive to both desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.