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Additional Resources

The following section includes a shortlist of additional resources for those wanting to learn more about the environmental impacts of road salt and what private land-owners can do to make a positive difference.

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Environment Canada: Road Salts
The following webpage contains a range of resources related to salt management planning, best practices and implementation.

Region of Waterloo: Winter Maintenance for Commercial Properties
The Region of Waterloo offers helpful tips on how commercial properties can prepare for winter with responsible salt practices such as closing unneeded areas to avoid salting and promoting winter safety among staff and visitors. You can download free signage and posters to help with public education on these topics, and there is even a winter maintenance plan worksheet for download.