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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Select Towing and Auto Repair in West Orange is the Only Green Certified ...
Select received its green recertification in November of 2010, and they have continued the recertification process every two years. Certification is difficult to obtain and to maintain, and Select is currently the only authorized Green Auto Repair ...

Boss Software Releases First Ever "GO PAPERLESS" Option to Help Auto ...
PR Web (press release)
In a world that is increasingly concerned about "Going Green", Shop Boss Pro helps provide auto repair shop owners more green options that will also save the shop money and protect the environment. Since Shop Boss Pro is entirely cloud-based, one ...

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Auto repair shop gets green light to move in
Journal Inquirer
VERNON — Despite complaints from a number of neighbors, an auto repair shop will be moving into a plaza on Talcottville Road, the Planning and Zoning Commission decided Thursday. On a 4-1 vote, the commission approved Mill Street Auto's application ...

What's the Status of Car-Free Central Park and Prospect Park in 2014?
Streetsblog New York (blog)
Negotiations are underway to bring a car-free summer back to Central Park, and meanwhile it's still an open question whether Prospect Park users will get similar summer traffic relief for the first time. .... You would think that the PPA could justify ...

Fields to take Ford wheel at prime stage
Automotive News
s Americas operations nine years ago, it was a major repair job as they descended into record losses and almost dragged the company into bankruptcy. Today, Ford's North American operations are the envy of the industry, earning a record operating profit ...

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