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.

Read the Report from the EPA (pdf)...

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.

Read the Entire Article on

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.

Read the Entire Article on

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.

Read the Entire Article on

More Green Auto Repair News From Around the Web
Provided By Google News

Massena Village Planning Board approves auto repair shop site plan
MASSENA — Nearly 20 years after being granted a use variance to operate an auto repair shop in the village of Massena, Bruce Green and Bruce Green II have had their site plan approved by village officials. The Massena Village Planning Board gave ...

Brainstorming event seeks to unify efforts to shape Maine economy
Press Herald
Another five-minute speaker will be Shawn Moody, founder of Moody's Collision Centers, an auto-repair business with eight locations in southern Maine, and a former gubernatorial candidate. Moody said he looks forward to the event because he believes ...

CDP 0922 Soccer474 .JPG
The Daily Progress
Just a short drive from Lexington, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville and Lynchburg, we serve as a convenient Volkswagen dealer and repair shop for all of Central Virginia. Our dealership has been in ... In October 2010, Rule Auto became Valley Volkswagen ...

Shop Class Not for Slackers as Mechanic Out-Earns Peers
Then when Fischbach was still a junior, a local auto dealer desperate for mechanics hired him as an apprentice in the service bay. Now he's earning about three times as much as the average 19-year-old high school grad and slightly more than the ...

and more »
Anthony Harris, Taysom Hill
The Daily Progress
All In One Can Recycling makes it EASY being green! Locally owned, family run - Dixon .... We provide the Charlottesville region with Ford car repairs done to factory specifications to ensure your vehicle is always performing at its best. We also keep ...