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Can Snow Companies Be Green?

Have you ever though of the local environmental impact when irresponsible, unprofessional snow/ice management companies misuse available products while servicing commercial properties? Recent green initiatives and increased attention to the environment have made it of paramount importance to become more diligent in education and in the use to deicing agents…
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Industry Profile: Royalton Supply Landscape Center

When Abraxus Snow & Ice Management purchased Royalton Supply Landscape Center in 2016, it combined two family-owned businesses with a passion for great customer service. The sale also resulted in a year-round landscaping supplier for residential and commercial customers. Royalton Supply carries a plethora of stones, mulch, topsoil and organic…
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Expect higher salt prices heading into winter

By Cheryl Higley Snow and ice management companies may experience sticker shock as they begin procuring their salt supply for the coming winter. (See related story on supply challenges here). “This past winter reminds me of how 2007-08 winter ended – only this winter was much worse,” explains Todd Martin,…
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Empty bins

Be warned. If current trends continue, the professional snow and ice management industry is facing another salt crisis -- limited availability and high prices -- heading into Winter 2014-15.   Those who ignore the past are condemned to repeat it. Now, I'm taking liberties with paraphrasing this popular quote, but…
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Salt suppliers expect shortages to start season

By Cheryl Higley Several areas of North America experienced salt supply issues amid an unrelenting winter season. Should private snow & ice management companies expect similar challenges for this coming winter? Demand is expected to be high — and mines may struggle to keep up — as contractors order their…
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Abraxus Salt and Abraxus Snow Management’s Commitment to Ongoing Education and Green Initiatives Benefits All

What are the impacts to the local environment when irresponsible and unprofessional snow and ice management companies misuse available products when servicing commercial properties?  This can be hard to ascertain.  Recent green initiatives, LEED certifications and attention to the environment has made it of paramount importance to Abraxus Snow &…
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