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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ARA Lauds State Court Ruling
The Crash Parts Act requires bodyshops and insurance companies to disclose to vehicle owners the use of certain replacement crash parts in repairs conducted within three years of the repaired vehicle's original manufacture date, as well as written ...

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced
The Almanac Online
The store is known for handling tricky cleaning jobs, from wedding dresses to Oriental carpets and uses "all green" methods of cleaning, using mild solvents. Customer service includes pickup and deliveries or even car-door services to regular customers ...

Shore Things
They also offer delivery service, clock repair, and design services, and are always available with friendly and helpful advice and recommendations. LIKE NEW HOME FURNISHINGS BEACH ... With more than twenty years of experience, Dorman Garage specializes ...

Recreation digest - July 24, 2014
Bismarck Tribune
... 16-4, Cutters/Epic Tech/Behm's Oil 15-5, Lifeways/Dakota Staffing Solutions 15-5, Oswald Brothers/Corral Bar/RF Jewelry 14-6, Oswald Brothers Auto Repair 9-11, Shock Top 8-12, MCS Appraisals - Becker 7-13, Jiffy Lube -15, Coors Light/Buffalo ...

Hybrid car owners: Libertyville repair shop offers alternative for auto service
Chicago Tribune
Besides the advanced training needed to service and repair hybrids, Auto Lab shares the "green mentality" behind many of their clients' decisions to purchase a more energy-efficient vehicle. "Our service center uses several green techniques, including ...

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