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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Auto repair shop gets green light to move in
Journal Inquirer
VERNON — Despite complaints from a number of neighbors, an auto repair shop will be moving into a plaza on Talcottville Road, the Planning and Zoning Commission decided Thursday. On a 4-1 vote, the commission approved Mill Street Auto's application ...

Jeep Renegade Achieves Fuel-Efficient Trail-Rated Zen
Gas 2.0
Enclosed in another glass case is Jeep's newest transmission, a nine-speed auto that offers up even more fuel economy in the Jeep Cherokee. The cut-away look provides a glimpse into the complexity of this transmission. Gears galore conjure up thoughts ...

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The Petition of the Candle Makers: A Tale of Crony Capitalism
Likewise, many key industries, the automotive industry being one, are controlled by a few giant firms that have been able to utilize all sorts of ploys, such as collusive alliances and more recently bribing politicians for protection from would-be ...

AAA & NAPA Reward Motorists for Going Green This Earth Day
From April 20 through 26, people who bring their old lead-acid batteries to any participating NAPA Auto Parts stores, central Ohio AAA Car Care Plus centers or participating AAA Approved Auto Repair shops will receive $10 in-store credit at that ...
'The Deuces' loses its grocer and lifelong student Paul Barco
At its peak in the early 1960s, more than 100 businesses crowded "the Deuces," or 22nd Street S between Fifth and 15th avenues, including auto repair shops, hair salons, doctor and lawyer offices, grocers and cobblers, real estate hubs, car dealers ...