Spent an afternoon to save 5 kB in a JS script in one of my WordPress plugins that is installed on close to 2 million websites.

That's 5 kB * 2M = 10 GB.

Assuming an average of 10K of monthly visitors per site, that is 10 GB * 10.000 = 100 TB saved per month.

At 5 kWh per GB of transferred data, that is 500.000 kWh or ~400.000 kg CO2.

TLDR: That 5 kB saves approx. 400.000 kg of CO2 emissions per month.

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I'm going to hunt for more kB's over the next few days, as it's clearly the most effective use of my time by a long shot.

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