Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution
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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
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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
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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
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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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Thousands of Texas vehicles damaged from floods, some may land in the market
LubbockOnline.com
The National Insurance Crime Bureau, insurance companies and local auto repair shops are warning those considering purchasing pre-owned vehicles to take a closer look into a vehicle's history and have shared tips on how to identify vehicles potentially ...


NJ.com

Green Villain transforms Jersey City auto shop into 'mecca of graffiti'
NJ.com
Once a place to get a muffler fixed, the old Pep Boys building on Marin Boulevard is now a 30,000 square foot "mecca of graffiti." All the walls of the former auto repair shop — inside and outside — have been covered in graffiti. The work, called ...

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Long-term Rochester businesses have local touch
Foster's Daily Democrat
Take Hervey's Tire on Union Street. Operating on the same spot for 103 years, the auto repair shop is known for its colorful slogans that appear daily on an electronic sign. .... “I do everything here from green house work to sales. My husband has been ...


Pelham News

Movers and Shakers
Pelham News
Some of the community's sacred buildings were repurposed for things such as an auto repair shop or torn down until Kentucky decided it was a place worth saving. Pleasant Hill was restored and became a smaller scale Kentucky version of Virginia's famous ...

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The Outer Banks Voice

Local repair shop owner charges into the automotive future
The Outer Banks Voice
Instead of heading to the gas pump to fill up, Rich Brown of Beach Ready Auto Repair just reaches for a plug. The owner a hybrid Ford Fusion and ... While the electric car's popularity may not have fully hit the Outer Banks area yet, his hope is that ...