Deicing Workshops

We offer workshops for public road winter maintenance, as well as other regional salt and chloride focused events.

Best Management Practices

View our resources for creating Salt Smart winter deicing operations.

Outreach Materials

Get support for your Salt Smart deicing operations. Let residents know that we can use less salt and still maintain safe roads!

Best Management Practices

How to Calibrate a Salt Spreader

How Deicers Work - Ohio DOT

Outreach Materials

Social Media Posts

Connect to your community with engaging social media posts well-suited for Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Please contact us for additional posts.

Blog Posts

Share these articles on your website or in a newsletter to share Salt Smart information with your community.

"Why Be Salt Smart?" Infographic

This infographic communicates the impacts of chlorides and gives tips for being Salt Smart. Share on the web or social media, or print as a 2-page handout.

Download web version.

Download handout version.

Why Be Salt Smart Graphic

Winter Driving Safety Poster

Salting the streets isn’t the only part of maintaining winter safety. Drivers should adapt their driving habits to stay safe. This graphic shares tips for driving during and after snow storms.

Download web version (PNG)

Download handout version (PDF)

Winter Driving Tips infographic

Bookmark for Residents

Bookmark files are optimized for print: PNG, 300dpi, CYMK with a 1/8″ bleed:

Bookmark front

Bookmark back – “4 Steps to Be Salt Smart”

Bookmark illustration


More Isn't Always Better PSA

Salt Smart, Save More Webinar

Salt Scatter Cups, Bumper Stickers, and Truck Magnets

We have materials to distribute to residents (such as salt scatter cups) and to use on winter maintenance vehicles (bumper stickers and truck magnets). These items are free for due-paying members and available for purchase to non-members. Please contact us if you would like to order these materials.

Salt Smart truck magnet, sticker, and salting cups

Snow & Ice Removal Frequently Asked Questions

Helpful Websites

Clear Roads

The Clear Roads research program brings together transportation professionals and researchers from around the country to drive innovation in the field of winter maintenance. Their site highlights events across the nation and often shares the latest research on winter management.

Salt Institute

The Salt Institute is a North American based, non-profit trade association dedicated to advocating the many benefits of salt, particularly to ensure winter roadway safety, quality water and healthy nutrition.

U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration – Road Weather Management Program

A source for many publications related to snow and ice including anti-icing, dicing and winter maintenance.

WI Salt Wise

WI Salt Wise is a coalition of organizations from across Dane County, WI working together to reduce salt pollution in  lakes, streams and drinking water. Their primary goals are to: educate residents, leaders and winter maintenance professionals on salt pollution and solutions, provide training and promote best practices to reduce salt pollution and recognize contractors committed to using the right amount of salt for conditions.