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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Green Bay Press Gazette

Simonar Sports is nation's longest Ski-Doo dealer
Green Bay Press Gazette
A. John Simonar started in 1928 as a blacksmith shop repairing buggies and shoeing horses. As the years went by, he did auto repair and late in 1938 added wrecker service and a tire shop. Q. What are future plans for the business? A. Our future plans ...

GREEN LINE EXTENSION: Medford business owners face uncertain future
Wicked Local Medford
In order to make room for the Green Line Extension's Ball Square station, the MBTA plans to acquire land that will displace two Medford businesses: Ball Square Auto Repair and Ball Square Bowling Alley, both located on Boston Avenue. WICKED LOCAL ...

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Robert Earl: 1930-2014; Army vet led auto repair firm, sang in polka band
Toledo Blade
Transmission and Auto Repair, which has four locations in Toledo plus shops in Maumee, Bowling Green, and Fremont. His son Jim is president, and son Bob is secretary-treasurer. Outside of northwest Ohio, Mr. Earl was best known as drummer and vocalist ...

Ed Anderson's 'Tee to Green'
Oroville Mercury Register
The club has already established its 2015 tournament schedule and other outings. For more information contact either Jim Palmer (519-7935) or Tom Mason (872-2503), or stop by Gene's Glass, 9061 Skyway, or Paradise Auto Repair, 5762 Sawmill Road to ...

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Sun Sentinel

Roadtrip Florida: A sight for 'saur eyes
Sun Sentinel
Harold's has been in business since 1977 and boasts of all the latest technological automotive diagnostic advances ("although we are inside a dinosaur, we stay up to date with what your vehicle needs"). I know if I lived in the area, I would be ...