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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Arlington Heights Green Lights Auto Shop's Plan To Move
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
After more than a year of trying to require an auto repair shop to commit to cleaning up its existing property before granting a zoning variation that would allow it to move, Arlington Heights trustees relented Monday. The village board agreed to grant ...

Christian Leonard Maisch, 83, auto repair shop owner
Christian Leonard Maisch of Cherry Hill had a forest-green Ford Model B pickup that he was fond of taking to parades, advertising the name of his business on the wooden side panels of the bed. For 40 years, Mr. Maisch owned Nu Car Collision Services in ...

Actively Green finishes its fourth year of certification
Vail Daily News
Becoming Actively Green certified has provided Walking Mountains with ways to easily monitor its energy usage, waste diversion, employee engagement and sustainable purchases. This initial step of tracking allows the organization to determine a baseline ...


11 cars, boat burglarized in boat repair shop parking lot
(CBS12) — Port St. Lucie Police say 11 cars and a boat were burglarized on Friday and Monday in the parking lot of DNB Auto and Boat Repair shop. Officers say whoever targeted the area on SE Village Green Drive gained access to nine unlocked cars and ...

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Save Some 'Green' on Your Car This St. Patrick's Day with This Quick Tip from Trustmark Warranty
Digital Journal
This St. Patrick's Day, Luis Nieves, CEO of Trustmark Warranty, recommends saving a little 'green' when it comes to your car. It always seems as if your car needs auto repairs when you are least prepared for it, and these unexpected costs can really ...

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