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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Advance Auto Will Bring Retail, Not Auto Repairs to Springfield Avenue
The Village Green
The addition of Advance Auto is welcomed by Mayor Vic DeLuca who mentioned the retailer in an interview published on The Village Green in September. DeLuca noted that larger retailers and developers like Advance Auto have deeper pockets and better ...

Should You Buy an Electric Car?
Wall Street Journal
Electric cars have been the future of transportation for nearly a century, and despite a flock of new entries, the battery-powered segment of the auto market remains a narrow niche. ... I guess my motivation was mostly a “green” one. But I am a ... To ...

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Deputies find 2 dead in Buckingham after responding to shooting call
The Daily Progress
All In One Can Recycling makes it EASY being green! Locally owned, family run - Dixon Disposal. ... As the company started growing, they rented a store front in the town of Scottsville, Virginia where they continued to provide excellent appliance ...

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Your thanks
Brattleboro Reformer
We would like to thank our generous sponsors: TD Bank; Brattleboro Memorial Hospital; Trust Company of Vermont; Abatem Exterminating; The Brattleboro Retreat; Against the Grain Gourmet Foods; New Chapter; Green Mountain Power; Silver Forest of ... Ford ...


Honda Urges Repair or Else Recalls to Make U.S. Drivers Comply
... unfixed, if parts are available, before completing the registration, he said. Also, dealerships and independent repair shops could be required to notify owners if there was an unfixed recall on their vehicle before returning it after an unrelated ...

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