Green Auto Repair News
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.
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.
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.
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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Bombings kill 39 in and around Iraqi capital
Green Bay Press Gazette
BAGHDAD (AP) - Nearly a dozen explosions tore through predominantly Shiite Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 39 people at crowded market places, commercial districts and car repair shops, officials said. The ...
Nate Burleson, other Lions are preparing now for life after football
Detroit Free Press
Burleson had just got off the operating table after surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee, the first major injury of his career. He sidled up next to the bar, asked the man behind the counter for a bottle of vodka, and figured he'd head back to ...
Whitton, 13, adds series title to list of accolades
'The thing about Carson is we take him to the golf course and we drop him off and he plays and he practices,' said Darrell, whose face often is recognized with his auto repair business, Crossroads Automotive. 'I used to be Darrell Whitton. Now I'm ...
Hertz Implementing Waterless Washing; Dodge-Plymouth Combo
So I had more than passing interest in the story last week that Hertz was introducing a waterless, non-toxic, car-washing process at more than 220 of its United States sites. The company plans to expand the system to all ... Hertz has collaborated with ...
Longtime Highland Park auto shop reopens on Deerfield Road
Highland Park News
After working at various auto repair shops on the North Shore, Buss went to work for D&R in 1990, which originated in the Amoco gas station at Green Bay and Central. He grew with the company and became a partner when D&R moved to the Skokie Valley ...