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.

Read the Report from the EPA (pdf)...

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
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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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Chicago Tribune

Auto shop aims to keep things green
Chicago Tribune
A new automotive repair shop in Oak Park aims to offer car care with a green mindset. Our Planet Automotive Services, Inc., opened in April at the southeast corner of Chicago and Harlem avenues in Oak Park, and offers services related to engines, ...


NJ.com

Green Villain transforms Jersey City auto shop into 'mecca of graffiti'
NJ.com
Once a place to get a muffler fixed, the old Pep Boys building on Marin Boulevard is now a 30,000 square foot "mecca of graffiti." All the walls of the former auto repair shop — inside and outside — have been covered in graffiti. The work, called ...

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The Outer Banks Voice

Local repair shop owner charges into the automotive future
The Outer Banks Voice
Instead of heading to the gas pump to fill up, Rich Brown of Beach Ready Auto Repair just reaches for a plug. The owner a hybrid Ford Fusion and ... While the electric car's popularity may not have fully hit the Outer Banks area yet, his hope is that ...


Northwest suburban police blotter
Chicago Daily Herald
Thieves stole a black and green BMX bicycle between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. June 29 locked near the C Wing bus concourse at Maine West High School, 1755 S. Wolf Road. • Burglars stole $50, a GPS with mount, and a pocket statue between 10 p.m. June 22 ...

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Environmental Transport Association

Top 10 green cars in Europe 2015
Environmental Transport Association
Every breakdown customer receives free Auto Repair cover worth £65. This covers you up to £500 against the costs of repairs following a breakdown. No other breakdown cover provides this level of reassurance, which we believe should come as standard.