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Ice melt, de-icer and salt

Recommended disposal options

Store or give away

Ice melt and salt can be stored in a dry place and used up or given away.
Other disposal options

Put in garbage

Ice melt can be put in the garbage.

Rethink and reduce tips

Salt and de-ice sparingly. Salt is almost impossible to remove from waterways. Shovel snow, scatter only where it's critical, sweep up any leftover salt. Also remember that salt does not work when it's below 15 degrees.

Learn more: Snow removal: Do it better, cheaper and pollution free (MPCA)