Vero Vine Top 9 Eco – Friendly Tips

Earth Day is a great reminder of how important it is to think of ways you can be more environmentally friendly. Here are a few simple tips that will help you get started! Don’t forget to celebrate Earth Day to show your appreciation!


Recycling is one of the best ways for you to have a positive impact on the world in which we live. Recycling is important to both the natural environment and us. We must act fast as the amount of waste we create is increasing all the time.

Reusable Water Bottle

Using a nice, BPA-free water bottle is an insanely simple way to save the cost of a three-dollar bottle of water—the same cost of 700 gallons of water out of the tap at home. Bottled water is incredibly wasteful for so many reasons: An estimated 80 percent of them don’t get recycled and, because of the plastic production process, it takes three times the amount of water in a water bottle to produce just one!

Change out Light Bulbs

Instead of using the same old bulbs, switch to CFLs or LCDs. They might cost a little extra, but they last longer and use less power to operate.

Shop Local Produce

Not only are you supporting the little guy, but you’re cutting back on the travel costs and resources used to bring produce from places like South America to your grocery store. Plus, homegrown produce usually tastes better anyway—double win!

Reusable Shopping Bags

Reusable bags are a trending alternative to single-use plastic bags, which require significant amounts of petroleum to create, are often not recycled, and frequently pollute waterways and other public areas. 

Switch to Rags

Not only are they more durable but ditching disposable napkins / paper towels will also save plenty of money over the years. It’ll also reduce your trash output, which means less energy is used transporting and processing your waste.

Turn OFF the Tap

It’s an all-too-common habit to leave the tap running while washing your face, brushing your teeth, doing the dishes, and so on. Think of it like turning off a light when it’s not being used—it’s simple, brings no inconvenience, and saves a lot of resources in the long run.

Repair that Leaky Faucet

Not only is it agonizing to listen to, a leaky tap can waste 140 gallons of water a week! 


It saves gas and means fewer cars on the road—which means less carbon emissions.

Nikki Lindsay

Nikki Lindsay

Nikki Lindsay literally has the Treasure Coast, especially Vero Beach as her home and her office. Having grown up and educated in Indian River County Nikki works with a deep knowledge to tend Vero Vine with a continual reach into all the communities of the Treasure Coast. She is in the vineyard virtually every day. Following its growth, nurturing start-ups, longtime roots, and branches of businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and everyday people. Nikki makes certain Vero Vine is connected.

The “real world” is Vero Beach Marketing where Nikki was recruited and is being mentored by Creative Director/ Owner, Stacy Cook. Nikki’s daily efforts include website management, email marketing, newsletter development, and most notably social engagement. Nikki has been instrumental in the deployment for the last two years of the “VeroBeach Marketing Summit” coordinating scheduling for regional and local experts in the digital space. In 2018 Nikki was responsible for the Email Marketing break out session, presenting her experience and insights to an audience of local businesses and professionals.

All of this is on behalf of local business clients and Vero Vine contributors. Nikki curates the good news about events, philanthropic happenings, and all the adventures in the Paradise of Vero Beach and the Treasure Coast. Updating Vero Vine, Vero Beach Foodie, and all of their client’s websites and Socials Nikki Lindsay makes sure that the world has everything on Vero Vine within reach.
Nikki Lindsay

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