Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution

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.

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Pollution-Related Deaths

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

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

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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Arlington Heights Green Lights Auto Shop's Plan To Move
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After more than a year of trying to require an auto repair shop to commit to cleaning up its existing property before granting a zoning variation that would allow it to move, Arlington Heights trustees relented Monday. The village board agreed to grant ...

A "Garage for Good" for domestic abuse survivors
APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) - A new auto repair shop that will fix cars while helping victims of domestic abuse at the same time has opened in Appleton. Local 5's Kris Schuller reports the focus here is to keep domestic abuse survivors self-sufficient ...

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Green & White Automotive Stresses Safety with Recognized Auto Repair in Spring, TX
The mechanics at Green & White Automotive have established themselves as leading providers of auto repair in Spring, TX, with superior service and convenient specials. Now, in addition to their comprehensive repair services, they are offering 10% off ...

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Christian Leonard Maisch, 83, auto repair shop owner
Christian Leonard Maisch of Cherry Hill had a forest-green Ford Model B pickup that he was fond of taking to parades, advertising the name of his business on the wooden side panels of the bed. For 40 years, Mr. Maisch owned Nu Car Collision Services in ...

ESPN Saturday Auto Club Speedway Notebook
As Final Practice ended, Elliott's Hendrick Motorsports team was evaluating possible chassis damage and trying to repair the car, but a final decision hadn't been made as to whether Elliott will have to go to a backup and lose his starting spot in ...

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