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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10 Things That Will Change Your Mind About Detroit
Yahoo Travel
It's hard to think “Detroit” and picture green urban spaces, organic coffee shops, and gourmet restaurants, but the Motor City is undergoing a revitalization that could put it on the map as a hip city to visit this year. Though the city has suffered ...

Plainfield Residents Unhappy About Possible Auto Repair Shop Location
But their green-friendly environmental interests weren't enough to sway Burgundy Drive residents. It's the noise they will find most bothersome. Maureen Lentz said she went to the current location of Route 59 Auto and listened to noise coming from the ...

St. Paul: A desire for green space makes Frogtown Farm and Park blossom Press
W. shares the neighborhood with houses and apartments on one side and a liquor store, an auto repair place and a tobacco shop on another. The first full growing season for Frogtown Farm will be in 2016. Already underway is the construction of a hoop ...

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Local Business Notes: Green Family Stores building used car dealership north ...
The State Journal-Register
"It's going to be more of a premier used-car store," said Green, adding that it took about a year to negotiate the purchase of the site from a St. Louis banking company that planned to build on the property. "With that piece of property, it's about as ...


VW Owners Aren't Going to Like the Fixes for Their Diesels
In 2008, the 2009 Jetta TDI was named Green Car of the Year by the Green Car Journal. This year, named the 2015 Passat TDI its ... A 2011 GAO report found just 65 percent of recalled cars are repaired. The man can't compel you to get it fixed.

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