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
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 News Center

Fire damages Marietta auto-repair garage Sunday afternoon
The News Center
A call came in just after 4 p.m. about a fire at Ace Auto at 1225 Greene Street. Fire officials say the owner was in the building when the blaze started and safely ...

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Hines Tire joins county's green initiative
The Declaration
FRIES — Hines Tire and Auto Repair in Fries has joined a county-wide “green” initiative, with the recent installation of a spent oil furnace. The new equipment allows the business to recycle used oil, which in turn heats the building in a cost ...


The New Yorker

The Deportees Taking Our Calls
The New Yorker
Anzora's drug possession was now enough for him to be stripped of his green card and sent back to El Salvador. Anzora, who .... He renounced the gang when his children were born, and moved to Texas, where he opened an auto-repair shop. One day in ...


Post Register

Businesses that rise as temperature falls
Post Register
Green Feet does snow removal during the winter. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com ... Some businesses that that praise rather than curse the snow and cold include those that specialize in plowing driveways and parking lots, car repair and ...


OZY

How One-Click Mechanics Are Bringing the Auto Shop to You
OZY
Top prize goes to Yangche Diandian, whose 2015 Series C round brought their investment total to $75 million. All the VC drooling is understandable: The North American auto-repair market alone is valued at $63 billion, according to the market research ...