Website Archive

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Vehicle Service and Repair Resources

Fact Sheets and Case Studies

  • Oil Water Separators (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    Oil/water separators are in-line devices used to remove oils and greases.
  • How Do Vehicles Pollute the Bay?
    Facts about how vehicles contribute to water pollution in the San Francisco Bay.
  • The Regulation and Manufacture of Brake Pads: To Reduce the Copper Load to S.F. Bay(Link removed – destination no longer available) Local and regional agencies are reducing the copper mass loads to San Francisco Bay.

Partners

  • California State Automobile Association (CSAA)
  • California Air Resources Board (CARB)
  • Bay Area Green Business Program
  • Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
  • County of San Diego Hazardous Materials Division
  • California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
  • CalRecycle Household Hazardous Waste and Used Oil Program
  • National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA)
  • Toyota U.S.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)
  • Western Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN)

Recycled-Content Product Purchasing and Materials Exchange

  • 2007 Buy-Recycled Series Vehicular Products(Link removed – destination no longer available)
    If you are a fleet manager, buying recycled products can take you a long way toward protecting the environment. California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle).
  • California Materials Exchange (CalMAX) Portal(Link removed – destination no longer available)
    A free service designed to help businesses find markets for nonhazardous materials they have traditionally discarded.
  • California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), Re-refined Oil (Link removed – destination no longer available) Re-refined oil information.
  • California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), Recycled-Content Product (RCP) Directory(Link removed – destination no longer available) The RCP Directory lists thousands of recycled products and provides information on the companies that reprocess, manufacture and/or distribute these products.
  • US EPA, Vehicular Products (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    US EPA vehicular products comprehensive procurement guidelines.

Business Assistance

  • Safer Brake Cleaning Products (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    Key findings on safer brake cleaning alternatives.
  • California Air District Resource Directory
    Find your local air quality management district for information on air quality regulations and business assistance.
  • CCAR – Greenlink
    Compliance assistance.
  • City of Los Angeles Environmental Business Assistance (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    A guidance document to help businesses reduce waste generation and comply with environmental regulations.
  • City of Palo Alto Vehicle Pollution Prevention Pages
    P2 information and programs for residents, as well as businesses, within the service area.
  • Cal CUPA online Directory (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    A directory of local agencies and contacts.
  • Sacramento County Business Environmental Resource Center (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    To help Sacramento County Businesses understand and comply with federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
  • Western Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Network (WSPPN) (Link removed – destination no longer available)
    A guide to basic P2 information on Auto Repair, with links to additional on-line resources.