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The Green Life: Winterize Your Home: Prepare for Snow

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December 07, 2010

Winterize Your Home: Prepare for Snow

Sno Wovel The weather outside may be getting frightful, but home should still be delightful — and green. This week’s tips will help you get cozy while reducing your environmental footprint.

Tip #2: Prepare for Snow

Instead of powering up a snowblower or throwing out your back with a shovel, consider buying a wheeled snow shovel, which acts as a lever and lets you lift and toss with minimal effort. You can also get an eco-friendly deicer that contains calcium magnesium acetate (CMA). Forget road salt, which may harm roadside plants and aquatic life.

Tell us: How do you plan to deal with on-property snow this winter?

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