Be part of the solution–take the Clean Water Pledge!And get a free Clean Water Safe Roads car magnet or bumper sticker! Tips for Salting Sustainably Clean Water PledgeI pledge to take proactive steps to reduce road salt usage in my community and minimize its environmental impact. I recognize that excessive road salt can harm ecosystems, contaminate drinking water, and corrode infrastructure. To fulfill this commitment, I will:(Required)Select all the actions you will take to protect clean water from salt pollution: Educate: I will educate myself and others about responsible road salt usage. Encourage: I will encourage neighbors, friends, local authorities, and public works departments to adopt more environmentally-friendly practices. Monitor Conditions: I will stay informed about weather forecasts to salt only when necessary. Reduce My Use: If I am responsible for maintaining my own driveway or walkways, I will use salt sparingly and consider alternatives like sand or shoveling to keep them safe during winter, especially near waterways or sensitive vegetation. Promote Safety: I will practice and encourage safe driving practices in winter conditions to minimize the need for excessive road salt, including: reducing speed, maintaining a safe following distance, and using winter tires. Support Change: I will support local and regional policies that encourage responsible road salt usage and encourage investment in research for more sustainable deicing methods.By taking these actions and advocating for responsible road salt usage, I pledge to reduce the environmental impact of salt on our communities and contribute to a healthier, more sustainable future. Please type your name below to sign the pledge!(Required) First Last Email(Required) If you represent a business and would like to be included on our list of Clean Water Businesses, please enter the name of your business as you would like it to appear:Would you like a sticker or magnet for signing the Clean Water Pledge?(Required) Sticker Magnet I don't need either - thanks!Mailing Address Street Address City State AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaNorthern Mariana IslandsOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahU.S. Virgin IslandsVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific ZIP Code Keep me informed! I'd like to receive AdkAction's e-newsletter with information about road salt and other projects for the Adirondacks.NameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.