Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution
GreenRepairNow.com

The Environmental Protection Agency produced a community information sheet about body shop pollution. This helped to lead many repair shops to start working toward becoming more environmentally friendly. Here is the sheet for you to learn from as well.

Read the Report from the EPA (pdf)...

Pollution-Related Deaths
GreenRepairNow.com

Often we thing of being green as something that helps the enviroment be better. And this is true, but around the world pollution is not something that just causes trees to die, but real people. By choosing a green auto repair shop you might not be saving a life, but you are becoming part of the solution instead of causing just a little more damage. Science Daily has the story.

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Dirtiest Air in America, 1969
GreenRepairNow.com

Chattanooga has fought hard over the recent years to clean the air you and I breathe every second. It has not always been that way.  The Realty Times takes a look back into the past.

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More Getting Trained with Waterborne
GreenRepairNow.com

There are even more repair shops discovering the benefits of using waterborne paint. The company PPG Automotive Refinish says that "more than 10,000 technicians" are now trained to use waterborne paints. We here at Green Repair Now are excited about the prospect of more shops using environmentally friendly paints. Together we can increase the rate at which we decrease our CO2 emissions.

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Sisters add eatery to Brookland Park development menu
RichmondBizSense
Kristin and Kia Player are turning a former auto repair shop at 400 W. Brookland Park Blvd. into the block's newest restaurant – Dixie Bell's. ... Kristin McKinney with Richmond-based Turniup Green is overseeing the architectural design of the restaurant.

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USA TODAY

Finding Charles Rogers
USA TODAY
The man who was once the best player in college football works at Uptown Motors, an auto repair shop off Palm Beach Boulevard in northeast Fort Myers, Florida. .... There is a lush green lot on the corner of River and Wisner streets in south Saginaw.

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Morristown Green

Budding brewmasters promise Morristown board Beer Tourists, not 'drunken idiots'
Morristown Green
Anderson, 30, her husband Scott Anderson, 32, and their friends Anthony Necco, 32, and Steven McConnell, 29, want to start a brewery in a former auto repair shop at 95 Morris St. Not a brew ... More people are reading Morristown Green than ever. But ...


The Mercury News

Campbell: Appointment-only vehicle sales business given green light by planning commission
The Mercury News
A new car sales business is coming to an industrial portion of Campbell, but it won't be a traditional dealership. On April 11, the planning commission voted unanimously to grant approvals to the owner of Via Motors to move into a site at 125 E ...


Greener Davis: Environmental conservation in five steps
Davis Enterprise
2. Wash your car the green way: Wash your cars at carwash facilities where the waste water goes to the Davis' waste water treatment plant. 3. Choose professionals: If possible, have car maintenance done at a licensed auto repair and maintenance shop. 4.