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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Billings Gazette

Work pays off for classic car owners at summer shows
Billings Gazette
Lidstrom, now a mechanic and owner of Lance's Auto Repair in Worden, never forgot his first car, bought out of a barn off a man whose son never came back from Vietnam. “There's a lot of cars in barns that people don't know about,” said ... Down the ...


Pocono Record

House takes flight
Pocono Record
Bob's boondoggle was brought to my attention a few months ago when I received his email informing me of the struggling colony of purple martins, which tried to call home next to Triplets Diner by the auto repair shop. After several correspondences back ...


Priceonomics

Why Does a Tire Company Publish the Michelin Guide?
Priceonomics
Only a fraction of auto repair shops stayed open all year, which made it crucial to know which closed at the end of summer. Details like this distinguished the .... Yet the tire company keeps printing its Red and Green guides. That is partly because ...


Intrepid Fallen Heroes Night comes to Lincoln Speedway Friday
Lincoln Courier
Lincoln Speedway is hosting the annual Intrepid Fallen Heroes Night, presented by Charron's Auto Repair this Friday, June 24. Six divisions of racing will take place throughout the night in addition to a pre-race ceremony featuring bagpipes, color ...


The Boston Globe

Surprised by what I felt, and what I didn't, at my college reunion
The Boston Globe
Ithaca was not all green grass. The pizza joint, the bagel shop, the little blackened bars were battered and worn — seemingly no more, no less — than when I was a student. How can decline itself be sustained, without improvement, without further decay?