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Just Beet it: Winnipeg to Expand use of alternative….

a recently cleared urban environment after a snow storm

SOURCE : by Aldo Santin   Winnipeg is moving ahead with initiatives that incorporate natural, local material to deal with winter conditions on its streets and sidewalks. The public works department is expanding its use of “beet juice” and introducing granite stone chips for use on both streets and sidewalks. Cheryl Anderson, acting manager of street […]

In Toronto’s deep freeze, beet juice beats salt for melting ice

SOURCE : by Liam Casey Molasses from sugar beets, refined and sprayed on roads, can help melt ice at temperatures as low as -32 C — with less environmental damage. Nothing beats a beet in bad weather. On Tuesday, Toronto’s salt trucks will be rolling out across the city spraying salt covered with beet juice to help […]