Green Station and Pollution Prevention (P2) Model Shop Program
For more information, please call: (916) 322-3670
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DTSC"s Green Station and Pollution Prevention Model Shop Programs are good for business and good for the environment. They offer Training and Recognition for automotive repair shops which implement pollution prevention measures to eliminate or reduce waste generation. The Green Station and Model Shop Logos are approved to be included in your marketing, point of purchase, advertising and other promotional programs. Current participants have reported a host of benefits including increased compliance with environmental regulations, reduced operating costs, improved employee health and safety, and increased employee moral.
Lower Costs + Less Waste + Better Compliance = Good Business
Green business offers substantial public relations marketing potential because of the public's increasing demand for environmentally friendly auto repair shops. We have designed a recognition program specifically for the vehicle repair industry. It is easy to implement, cost effective and can save you money. Through this program you will be able to identify possible sources of pollution and choose alternatives for your shop that can reduce hazardous waste and the associated management and disposal costs.
Become a Green Station or a P2 Model Shop and Benefit From...
Recognition Participating in the our Green Sation & Model Shop Program offers automotive repair shops an opportunity to take advantage of the substantial public relations marketing potential of the public's increasing demand for green auto repair shops. A Green Station or pollution prevention Model Shop certificate with Logo signifying recognition by the State is awarded to each automotive repair shop that has implemented DTSC's pollution prevention training to a threshold of 100 points. The Green Station or Model Shop Logo is approved to be included in marketing, point of purchase, advertising and other promotional programs. Receive a special logo to identify you as a Green Station or P2 Model shop recognized by the State of California for your exceptional efforts to reduce hazardous waste, water and air emissions. Use the logo in marketing and promotional advertisements to show customers and neighbors that you are committed to following clean shop practices.
Technical Training Call the toll free 800 telephone number listed below to receive a self-guided "technician friendly" video and training workbook. Each includes six training modules, the video segments are 7 to 15 minutes long, which can be shown at your regularly scheduled safety meetings. Technicians will learn methods to prevent pollution, reduce operating costs, and increase environmental compliance.
Training Assistance and On-site Technical Support Our toll free 800-700-5854 telephone number is available for you to speak directly with technical staff regarding program implementation, training or environmental issues.
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Green Stations and VSR Model Shops need to submit annual re-certification audit information to document that they still meet the minimum requirements as a Green Station or VSR Model Shop. For recertification, complete and submit the Summarize Your Environmental Benefits form, along with a copy of your most recent CUPA inspection report (your CUPA will usually be your local Environmental Health agency or local Fire Department) to re-certify your shop.
2011 Currently Certified Green Stations and Pollution Prevention Model Shops