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  • 21 Jan 2015 11:19 AM | Smart About Salt (Administrator)

    An Ontario farmer in Lambton County has been awarded more than $100,000 in damages in a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit involving municipal government's use of road salt. Read the London Free Press article at


  • 24 Nov 2014 4:27 PM | Deleted user

    We are committed to protecting our water. We are working to reduce salt use on properties through innovative solutions and partnerships.  We ALL have a role to play.  Download our newest poster campaign today and help us spread the word, not the salt! 

  • 09 Sep 2014 4:43 PM | Deleted user

    read the full article by Clara Blakelock here

  • 16 Aug 2014 8:51 AM | Deleted user

    PREPARE FOR WINTER NOW!  Our training dates are filling up fast!  

    Register today and let our team of salt experts teach you, your staff and colleagues how to effectively balance winter safety and environmental protection.

    Training dates available in Barrie, Ottawa, Waterloo, Milton, St. Catharines and Sudbury for Owners and Operators.

    Training dates also available in Brantford, Newmarket, Barrie, Milton and Waterloo for Facility Managers.

    Learn more here.

    Register today and our let our team of salt experts teach you, your staff and colleagues how to effectively balance winter safety and environmental protection.

  • 10 Jun 2014 11:04 AM | Deleted user

    REEP Green Solutions’ RAIN program is offering grants of up to $4000 per project. Three property owners in Kitchener, and one in Waterloo will be chosen to showcase best-in-class RAIN-Smart!practices, such as permeable paving, infiltration galleries, rain gardens, bioswales and rainwater harvesting. Selected demonstration sites will receive great publicity and act as models in the community for years to come. See below for details on how to apply.

    Participating sites will qualify for up to 45% reduction on their stormwater fee for taking action. Deadline for submission is June 10th! 

    Please contact RAIN Outreach Coordinator, Melanie Gordon if you have any questions regarding the application process

  • 13 Mar 2014 12:48 PM | Deleted user
    We are so grateful for all of our plow operators for clearing our snow and keeping us safe - especially THIS winter!  

    Here's a story from CTV news reporter Krista Simpson who spent a few hours out in the plow with one of our very own board members, Nichole Ashton from Urban Meadows Property Maintenance Group.
  • 04 Mar 2014 12:41 PM | Deleted user
    Read the full article by Barbara Carrs here
  • 16 Jan 2014 9:55 AM | Deleted user
    Get your sneak peek here, before it hits news stands later this month!

  • 14 Jan 2014 10:25 AM | Deleted user
    Are Canadians turning a blind eye to the untapped potential of snow?

    Read the full feature from Water Canada here: waste-not-want-not/
  • 06 Jan 2014 10:02 AM | Deleted user
    We are excited to be a part of Landscape Ontario Congress happening this week from January 7 to 9 at the Toronto Congress Centre. 

    For more information about the show visit

    Be sure to stop by our booth #E28 to say hello and chat about how you're being Smart About Salt this blistery winter season.

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