Going Green

All 12 of our locations are certified Green Shops.

What is a Green Shop?

Arizona Green Shops are automotive facilities that have found reasonable and cost-effective ways to protect our environment and conserve resources. These facilities go beyond the government environmental regulations all automotive repair facilities must meet. They examine their front-office processes, parts-management programs, housekeeping, parts cleaning and degreasing, fluid recycling, and energy-use policies to reduce or prevent pollution.

Green shops must qualify in two major areas – Preventing Pollution and Conserving Resources.

  • Cleaning and Degreasing – Use low-hazard, low-pollution solvents or water-based cleaning.
  • Waste Fluids – Recycle and reuse fluids whenever possible.
  • Housekeeping – Practice spill prevention, seal shop floors, recycle oil.
  • Energy Conservation – Save energy with efficient lighting, “green” office equipment, energy-efficient air conditioning.
  • Water Conservation – Properly maintain plumbing, install low-water use fixtures, use desert landscaping and dry-floor clean-up procedures.
  • Waste Reduction – Reduce paper use, recycle as many other materials as possible, buy and use recycled products when practical.

For more information and resources, please visit the websites below:

The Cat Scan (pdf)
AAA News & Safety (pdf)
Tucson Clean & Beautiful
ADEQ Arizona Green Business Automotive Program

Tucson’s Newest Green Shop

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