As we gear up for some more snow where I live in the Northeast, I wanted to discuss two things that people do to remove snow which are actually bad for the environment: salt and snow blowers.
Salt is bad for just about everything. It's bad for cars, it tears up the road causing potholes, it can kill plants and wildlife, and it can contaminate waterways. Sure, it's a cheap and easy solution, but it's just plain old bad for the planet. Most municipalities still use salt for their roadways, but you can minimize or stop using salt on your property. ... read more