For various reasons:
- it can replace the mulching mowing method by linking our project to sinus management. We do not see the verge as a mining area, instead Grass2Grit is developing a method to finance sine management and also utilizes the waste.
- Grass juice is more beneficial to groundwater than regular road salt. Salt is not toxic in itself, however in winter generally large quantities end up in the environment. The pilot will also examine which alternative salts can be used, giving preference to salts that naturally occur in the area to reduce the environmental impact.