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The Easiest Way to Reduce Your Salt Usage This Winter

Since the 1940s, U.S. road maintenance departments have been spreading salt on streets and highways to melt snow and ice. It’s not a new phenomenon, but the rate of use has gone up astronomically from about 0.15 metric tons (0.16 tons) per year during the 1940s to about 18 million metric tons (19.8 million tons) per year today.

This entry was posted in salt, chemicals, low bid blades on September 18, 2018 by Elissa Tennant
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