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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RichmondBizSense

Sisters add eatery to Brookland Park development menu | Richmond ...
RichmondBizSense
Kia (left) and Kristin Player outside the Brookland Park Boulevard site. (J. Elias O'Neal). Two sisters are returning to their old Northside stomping ground to let ...

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Lansing State Journal

Finding Charles Rogers
Lansing State Journal
The man who was once the best player in college football works at Uptown Motors, an auto repair shop off Palm Beach Boulevard in northeast Fort Myers, Florida. His business card says he's the general manager, but, admittedly, he doesn't know much about ...

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Morristown Green

Budding brewmasters promise Morristown board Beer Tourists, not 'drunken idiots'
Morristown Green
Anderson, 30, her husband Scott Anderson, 32, and their friends Anthony Necco, 32, and Steven McConnell, 29, want to start a brewery in a former auto repair shop at 95 Morris St. Not a brew ... More people are reading Morristown Green than ever. But ...


The Mercury News

Campbell: Appointment-only vehicle sales business given green light by planning commission
The Mercury News
A new car sales business is coming to an industrial portion of Campbell, but it won't be a traditional dealership. On April 11, the planning commission voted unanimously to grant approvals to the owner of Via Motors to move into a site at 125 E ...


Boulder Weekly

Go Green at your local salon
Boulder Weekly
A restaurant owner might throw away pounds of uneaten food, while an auto repair shop might not realize all of its recycling opportunities. And then there are hair salons, using chemicals squirted from metal tubes and multiple foil sheets in a standard ...