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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Green Car Reports

Toyota Camry Hybrid Battery: Electrician Spent $10, Not $4000, To Fix
Green Car Reports
Faced with a potentially expensive bill, one Toyota Camry Hybrid owner took matters into his own hands, fixing the car's battery pack himself. The repair cost about $10, but would have cost ... The owner worked as an electrician with his father, so ...

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cleveland.com

Police investigate shots fired into auto repair garage: South Euclid police ...
cleveland.com
Criminal damaging, South Green Road: At 1:47 a.m. on Feb. 19, a man told police he heard three gunshots and now has a bullet hole in the door of the towing garage where he works. Investigators found three shell casings on the ground. Nobody in the area ...

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Chicago Tribune

Peaceful Parlour celebrates five years
Chicago Tribune
Other products include hemp bags and purses, bamboo utensils, glass drinking straws and a line of green toys that are displayed in a separate kids' room. "It's great for families to see ... RJ Autotmotive is a full service auto repair shop. "There are ...


18th Street Butitta Bros. in Rockford catches fire
Rockford Register Star
ROCKFORD — Firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire at Butitta Bros. Automotive, 605 18th St. No injuries have been reported. The fire was reported at 7:55 p.m. Passers-by reported black smoke coming from the roof of the auto repair shop as ...

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News On 6

Local Collision Center Advises Simple Method That Helps Prevent Cars From ...
News On 6
As salt, sand and brine coat Green Country streets, local area car washes are seeing their busiest season. People don't believe something ... A new paint job could cost up to $7,000, and even more to repair a corroded car frame. "If you have to get the ...