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ICEMELTER & the environment

Finally a Spray De-icer that is Green ?

- Made with biodegradable materials


XYNYTH Manufacturing recently launched a new spray de-icer, for the consumer, called Arctic CLEAR Window & Mirror De-icer™. If you are one of those people that has to get up early in the morning to go to work and don't have the luxury of parking your vehicle indoors in the winter, then you are probably scrapping ice in the winter. XYNYTH's new product makes this chore fast and simple - spray and go!

Tree Susceptibility to Salt Damage

- Symptons of salt injury / influence of salt on plant growth


According to the US Department of Agriculture, Forestry Service, the accumulation of salt within plants and soils affects plant nutrition and water absorption. Sodium reduces nutrient uptake of potassium. All trees are affected by salt to some degree, but some species are more tolerant than others. Learn how to minimize salt injury.

How Salt Damages Trees

- Dying of thirst

According to the Yates County Master Gardeners, salt damages trees through two pathways: via airborne salt spray, as on a busy highway, and via the soil. Salt spray that lands on a dormant twig can enter the tissue through leaf scar and kill the dormant bud, whereas salt in the soil can create a drought.

Toxic? Rock Salt? Really?

- Environment Canada declares Rock Salt to be toxic

Here’s two ways about it. Sodium Chloride degrades the environment by poisoning plants, damaging soil structures, harming fish, birds, and other wildlife, and contaminating drinking water sources. Environment Canada has therefore declared rock salt – as used for road clearing in winter – to be toxic under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

The CMA Option – A realistic ECO choice ??

- Calcium Magnesium Acetate, Arctic ECO Green, and the environment

Used as an icemelter, Calcium Magnesium Acetate (CMA) is biodegradable and non-corrosive, but it is expensive to produce and hard to apply. How can its beneficial features be realized while its drawbacks are overcome?

Environmentally - friendly Icemelter

- A Cost / Benefit Analysis

Why go Green? Distributors and Retailers alike are asking themselves what is the benefits of offering their customers a truly eco-friendly icemelter alternative. “Show me the Analysis”. This Cost/Benefit analysis shows why going green is not only the responsible choice but that it is also the economically right choice.

Ice Melter and Protecting our water systems

- Overuse of salt can be devastating to our water supply

Before you buy that bag of salt to de ice your driveway, you may want to do some homework to see if you are poisoning your water supply. Salt can make your food taste better but not your water. Yet, many people and institutions are polluting the very water they drink with.