|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||July 31, 2013|
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
OP-T2-22: Snow and Ice Removal
|0.25 / 0.25||
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
Has the institution implemented technologies or strategies to reduce the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal?:
A brief description of the snow and ice removal program, policy, or practice:
We pre-treat the sidewalks with a salt bring and magnesium chloride solution. Rock salt is only applied at the curb cuts/crosswalks. We plow, snow blow or broom the majority of snow off our walks and allow the pre-treatment to do the rest. Applying brine to the walks prior to a show/ice event uses much less salt and you do not have the bounce and scatter effect of applying it in the granular form.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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