Saskatoon replacing sand, salt with wood chips in test run to fix slippery streets

The City of Saskatoon is testing whether wood chips could be a viable alternative to snow and ice this winter. (Nancy Russell/CBC)

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The City of Saskatoon is testing out an environmentally friendly way to make roads less slick this winter.

Inspired by cities in Switzerland and Quebec, city workers will be using wood chips on icy roads in the North Industrial Area rather than sand and salt.

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Source: CBC News