Elizabeth Hendricks from WWF Canada explains how road salt is harming waterways in southern Ontario. Time to reduce the total chlorides we are dumping into the environment. Beet juice is an option for de-icing and dust control.
SOURCE : http://www.winnipegfreepress.com 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 […]
SOURCE : thestar.com 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 […]