Green Tips for “Weathering the Winter”

Snow, ice, sleet, rain and freezing temperatures – winter is in full swing in the Mountain West and Pacific West states. While many green tips are available during the spring and summer months, winter is also an opportune time to think green. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) offers many green tips to help you to weather the winter months. These tips cover everything from changing to non-toxic de-icing substances to clear driveways and walkways of snow and ice to saving the ashes from your fireplace as a soil amendment for your garden. Learn more at

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