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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Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced
The Almanac Online
The store is known for handling tricky cleaning jobs, from wedding dresses to Oriental carpets and uses "all green" methods of cleaning, using mild solvents. Customer service includes pickup and deliveries or even car-door services to regular customers ...

Hybrid car owners: Libertyville repair shop offers alternative for auto service
Chicago Tribune
Besides the advanced training needed to service and repair hybrids, Auto Lab shares the "green mentality" behind many of their clients' decisions to purchase a more energy-efficient vehicle. "Our service center uses several green techniques, including ...

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How a Young Couple Transformed an Empty Suburban Lot Into a Fantastical ...
If you head east out of Denver along the six lanes of Alameda Avenue, after passing about 15 fast-food joints, nine auto repair shops, seven check-cashing spots, two Walgreens, and a handful of cannabis clubs, you'll come to a curious patch of land in ...

Marshall Co.'s Slonaker Gives Back
Farmer's Exchange
Macy Morris of Green Twp. had the reserve. ... Ten-year 4-H'er Luke Kepler of Green Twp. received $1,500 from a support group (see list). .... Hog Racing; Chris and Cari Snyder; Dairy Queen of Plymouth; Grandma and Grandpa Albert; Grandma and Grandpa ...

Village People: Bob Dewitt loves the puzzle of auto repair
Auburn Citizen
At age 21, Bob possessed an entrepreneur's spirit and the optimism of youth when he opened his own auto repair business on his grandfather's farm. He thinks he ... Unfortunately, other invasive species, Asian clams and green algae, now threaten the lake.