If you want to create an eco-friendly WordPress site, then you should use a green hosting provider and a theme that looks as fresh and clean as you want the planet to be.
In this post, we'll show you 17 WordPress themes that are perfect for sites focused on the environment.
Best Eco-Friendly WordPress Themes
The themes below are perfect for nonprofits, ecommerce sites, and other companies dedicated to protecting the environment and reducing their footprint. Some are even coded to be as low impact and sustainable as possible. Let's take a look.
If you’re building a site for your green business, why not consider using a theme that’s designed to minimize its environmental impact? With Ecocoded, the theme’s developers have taken several steps to try to reduce their impact on the planet.
How exactly have they done that? EcoCoded uses only a few colors, loads only one font, includes few and low-res images, and has compressed code to reduce load time and device power usage. It doesn't use any complex animations or frameworks either. The result is a theme with a minimalist design and environmental impact.
Designed for organic stores and food markets, Naturix is a fully responsive WooCommerce theme based on the Bootstrap framework. It comes with four colorful homepage demos and inner pages, including shop, blog, and check out pages. You can easily customize these templates with the drag-and-drop WPBakery Page Builder plugin to make a truly unique site without any coding.
Energy is another top-rated WordPress theme for eco-friendly companies, particularly those in the solar and wind alternative power industry. It comes with a built-in drag-and-drop page builder, seven homepage demos, and multiple custom plugins.
These plugins include the following:
- Team plugin: for displaying your team
- Events plugin: for adding an event calendary
- Services plugin: for describing your company's services
- Department plugin: for showing your company hierarchy
GoSolar is an excellent choice for creating an interactive website for your eco-friendly company. The pre-designed homepage demo includes a carousel slider, text and hover animations, and parallax scrolling to keep readers engaged as they scroll to learn more about your services, team, upcoming events, and partners.
In addition to these interactive elements, GoSolar comes bundled with the drag-and-drop Visual Composer plugin so you can easily create and customize your site.
5. Green Energy
Green Energy is a WordPress theme specifically designed for sustainable and renewable energy companies. It comes with five homepage demos, advanced theme options, and the Visual Composer plugin.
It also offers one-click installs for WooCommerce shops so you can add ecommerce functionality to your site in minutes.
6. Eco Nature
With Eco Nature, you can create virtually any type of eco-friendly website. It comes with three homepage demos, eight portfolio layouts, and four blog layouts. You can add animations, premium sliders, a WooCommerce shop, and more thanks to this theme's built-in features and extensibility.
With Eco Nature, you can also:
- build a custom mega menu
- set unique options for every page
- create a one-page or multi-page site
7. Solar Energy
Solar Energy is designed to provide the design features and functionality required by eco-friendly businesses.
Along with extensive documentation, the theme includes multiple galleries, unlimited color schemes, sliders, blog layouts, shortcodes, custom backgrounds, and parallax effects. Solar Energy also has a fluid design so it's optimized for all devices. Thanks to its WooCommerce compatibility, it supports crowdfunding and other financial transactions.
The bundled Revolution Slider, Visual Composer, and WPML plugins make the theme even more powerful.
8. Organic Food
Organic Food is a WordPress theme created for nutritionists, food delivery businesses, farms, health coaches, and cooking school websites. In addition to being fully responsive and retina ready, this theme is compatible with all browsers, WooCommerce, and the Visualizer plugin, and provides multi-language support.
It comes with pre-designed homepage and design templates as well as various layout options, typography and font options, custom icons, color choices, and more so you can create a website that reflects the look and feel of your brand.
9. Green Nature
Green Nature is another WordPress theme designed for NGOs and other companies related to preserving nature. Its compatibility with WooCommerce allows you to perform financial transactions on your site, including accepting donations through PayPal and Stripe.
Moreover, the GoodLayers page builder allows you to create custom pages faster and easier.
EcoWorld is fully responsive and optimized for high resolution and retina display screens. The Live Theme Customizer enables you to create a truly unique website. EcoWorld is compatible with the WooCommerce, Revolution Slider, Events Calendar, Visual Composer, and WPML plugins as well, making it even more powerful.
EcoWorld also offers advanced portfolios, unlimited skins, Google fonts, sidebars, custom widgets, a sticky header, shortcode generator, and more.
EcoPress is ideal for nonprofits related to ecology and nature. It comes with custom donations functionality, an integrated form builder, and visual content composer. That means you can accept donations on your site, build surveys and contact forms, and create and customize your web pages faster and easier.
It also comes with:
- a custom mega menu plugin
- one-page or multi-page support
- portfolio and blog layouts
12. Green Planet
Designed for environmental nonprofits, including recycling businesses, environmental protection agencies, and alternative energy companies, Green Planet is packed with features that make it easy to create a fully functional website. For example, it comes with the WPBakery Page Builder plugin to simplify the build and customization of your website. It also comes with a donation plugin so you can raise money directly on your site.
Gaea is an environmental WordPress theme solely created for non-profit organizations, charity, and environmental websites (although it will also suit business and corporate websites).
Compatible with the WPML plugin, Gaea enables you to create a multi-language site to attract and engage visitors from all over the world. It also comes with multi-language .mo and .po files, which are text files that include the original texts and translations so your server can understand and display your site in another language.
In addition to the features above, Gaea comes with a fully responsive demo site, drag-and-drop page builder, and 12 pre-defined color schemes.
CiyaShop is one of the best ecommerce themes for WordPress, and can be a great choice for your eco-friendly business.
Optimized for Elementor and WPBakery, it has over 90 predesigned demo sites for all types of businesses, from honey shops to grocery stores. It also comes with ecommerce features out-of-the-box, including an option to authenticate product pages with embedded videos, a product request form, and a product quick view option.
Solatec is one of the best options for solar and alternative energy companies. Its predesigned demos include text and hover animations, a map with embedded customer testimonials, a request-a-quote form, and other elements that visitors can interact with to learn more about your company.
It also comes bundled with the free Elementor plugin so you can easily create and customize your web pages.
Organik is ideal for anyone who runs an organic farm, store, or bakery. This WooCommerce theme comes with eight pre-designed homepage demos and a range of advanced ecommerce features, including:
- a filter-by-price option
- quick view and recently viewed options
- a related products widget
- add-to-wishlist feature
- ad pop-ups
Enerzy is a new WordPress theme designed specifically for wind and solar energy companies. Built on Bootstrap and with Elementor, this theme is well-coded and highly customizable. It comes with three pre-designed homepage demos as well as several inner pages, including blog and portfolio layouts, so you can quickly build and launch your site.
Choosing an Eco-Friendly WordPress Theme
Whether you're running an environmental preservation company, a sustainable business, or anything in between, you want a theme as eco-friendly as your mission. Selecting one of themes above will provide the design and features you want for your website — and may even lessen the carbon footprint of your site.
Originally published Dec 27, 2021 7:00:00 AM, updated December 28 2021