Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution
GreenRepairNow.com

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
GreenRepairNow.com

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
GreenRepairNow.com

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
GreenRepairNow.com

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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SILive.com

Buyer beware: Diesel in wrong tank will cost you
SILive.com
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- George Zaloom, owner of Zaloom's Auto Repair, in Westerleigh, has had to repair five cars in the last year (four of those just in the last six weeks) after the driver accidentally put diesel fuel in the vehicle instead of regular ...


Boulder Daily Camera

For the love of chocolate
Boulder Daily Camera
The location of the food lab trailer — in a clutter of auto repair shops, sign companies and food truck kitchens on the east, east end of Pearl Street in Boulder — is a far cry from the glitzy streets of Tokyo where the idea for Fortuna Chocolate was ...

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Electric Choice (blog)

Commercial Energy Rates for Houston Businesses
Electric Choice (blog)
The city of Houston also opened a Green Building Resource Center in 2009. Its purpose is to allow ... Examples of brownfield sites include, abandoned auto repair shops, service stations, warehouses, landfills and dry cleaning facilities. Reusing ...


BurlingtonFreePress.com

Wind power stirs Swanton's backyard
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The plan corresponds to a growing field of so-called wind farms, on the drawing board and built, that purport to spin the Green Mountain state toward a future free of fossil fuel. As in other parts of Vermont, the prospect of such shifts in landscape ...


Autoblog (blog)

CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission fix
Autoblog (blog)
Neither CARB nor the EPA outlined the proposed repairs, but Porsche CEO Oliver Blume already suggested the fix for the engine in the diesel Cayenne. Examples from 2013 and 2014 allegedly need a new catalytic converter and software update, and those ...

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