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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The Daily Progress
Giants-Royals square off in Game 2 of World Series
The Daily Progress
Just a short drive from Lexington, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville and Lynchburg, we serve as a convenient Volkswagen dealer and repair shop for all of Central Virginia. Our dealership has ... In October 2010, Rule Auto became Valley Volkswagen and ...

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Albemarle wins Jefferson District cross country titles
The Daily Progress
Our Service and Fabrication Departments provide “white glove” service to every customer including Virginia State Inspections, Maintenance, Repairs and custom fabrication of both steel and aluminum products.Blue Ridge has ... Craig Construction is a ...


Bradenton Herald
Government increases air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
Bradenton Herald
This undated photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a crash test of a 2002 Honda CR-V, one of the models subject to a recall to repair faulty air bags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is warning 7.8 ...

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Businessweek
Mud and Loathing on Russia-Ukraine Border
Businessweek
The fighting is perceived as evidence of Ukrainian hatred of everything Russian, which is then turned back into loathing directed at Ukraine. “We're only treating them the way they treat us,” said Valery, the owner of an auto repair shop near a town ...

GoGreen Portland: Why a Hawthorne auto shop makes sustainability a priority
Portland Business Journal (blog)
Houser may be in the car repair business, but he's been dedicated to green business practices for decades and has been attending GoGreen since the now nationwide program launched in Portland in 2008. He's a well-known advocate both for sustainable ...