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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U-T San Diego

Green car-care tips for Earth Day, by
U-T San Diego
For Earth Day, drivers can keep their auto repair and maintenance green with simple tips from the experts at Use their 'Four R' Formula: Recycle, Repair, Re-use and Resource-friendly. Green car care does make a difference, says, ...

Clark County business calendar
The Columbian
... event hosted by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, with prizes, food and drinks. $10 members, $20 non-members, 5 to 7 p.m. at My Auto Repair Center, 11010 N.E. 37th Circle, Building 2, Vancouver. ... Green Business: Clark County's Green ...

Pensacola News Journal

Escambia County new business listings
Pensacola News Journal
J Green Construction Services Inc., 3407 North W St., general contractor. James Bass Painting, 6199 Footprint Drive, ... Ron Henderson's OTR Fleet and Auto Repair, 7333 Pine Forest Road, Unit 31, service. Ron's Handyman Services, 1209 Wisteria Ave., ...

Westbard Plan Updates Include Reduced Height Limits, More Green Space
Planners working on the Westbard Sector Plan were greeted Wednesday night with a tamer crowd during a presentation of the latest updates when compared to contentious past meetings—and even received support from several audience members.

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Business brief: Peshkin purchases east Manatee property
Bradenton Herald
The building is home to a tire sales and auto repair shop. The deal is the most recent completed by ... SARASOTA -- One Sarasota salon recently made the choice to go green, and they're not talking about hair color. Nuovo Salon Group, with four ...