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Welcome to the Auto Repair Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview
This section contains industry information useful to state agencies, policymakers, trade groups, researchers, journalists, and others in the automotive repair industry.

This section contains descriptions of typical material inputs and wastes produced in the automotive repair industry. Included in this section are factsheets and regulation resources to help assess best management practices (BMP's) for a typical automotive repair shop.

Reasons for Change
This section contains links to fact sheets, checklists, service providers and other resources to help answer regulatory questions and identify other reasons for change. These apply to the waste generated in a typical automotive repair operation. Highlighted in this section are the top waste streams/ problem issues for automotive repair facilities and suggestions to reduce their impact on the shop.

P2 Opportunities
This section contains information about alternatives to reduce waste in the input and process portion of the operations. Information includes case studies, success stories, waste reduction guides, and technical assistance provider contacts.

National Assistance
This section displays contact information for national programs/experts on auto repair shops.

Regional Assistance
This section displays contact information for programs/experts in EPA Region 9 states (California, Hawaii, Arizona and Nevada) with expertise on auto repair shops.

Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.


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The Auto Repair Topic Hub™ was developed by:

Western Sustainability Pollution Prevention Network
Western Sustainability Pollution Prevention Network
Contact email: webmaster@westp2net.org

Hub Last Updated: 6/5/2013

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