12 oz mugA 12 ounce coffee mug full of salt is enough to treat a 20-foot driveway or 10 sidewalk squares. If scattered correctly, the pattern should look like the "correct" image below. If you see oversalting, you can use the tools and information on our Partner Resources page to help educate others about salt. Ask your favorite local businesses to encourage their contractor to get certified through the Winter Salt Certification Program and share this handout with them.


Correct Salt Application
Correct salt use
Incorrect Salt Application
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WI Salt Wise Partnership: A coalition of organizations working together to reduce salt pollution in our lakes, streams and drinking water.