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Auto Body Shops Pollution Prevention Guide
Guide to help shops identify and manage wastes, hazardous wastes, and best management procedures thr...

Auto Refinish Project Best Practices Kit
A list of checklists and fact sheets on painting topics including: sanding, solvent wipe down, paint...

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Assessment (8) / Automobiles -- Body (2) / Best management practices (18) / Cleaning (13) / Coating processes (13) / Compliance (13) / Hazardous waste (8) / Industry and trade (9) / Occupational safety and health (14) / Paint (14) / Recycling (Waste, etc.) (3) / Solvents (15) / Technological innovations (12) / Waste management (13) /

Keyword: Waste management, 13 Links

Pollution Solutions: Auto Body
Abstract: Recommendations for good housekeeping, maintenance, purchase and inventory, materials and waste storage, basic operations, equipment changes, material substitution, and process change presented in a checklist format.
Source: University of Missouri Extension Service
URL: http://outreach.missouri.edu/polsol/autobdy.htm

Managing Paint Related Waste from Coating Operations [PDF]
Abstract: Covers choosing paint, supplies and equipment, and discusses classifying and reducing waste air permits.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/waste/pubs/4_39.pdf

CCAR Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
Abstract: This national Compliance Assistance Center helps those engaged in automotive service, collision repair and other sectors of the automotive industry better understand environmental responsibilities, and achieve compliance with environmental program requirements.
Source: Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
URL: http://www.ccar-greenlink.org/

Reducing Auto Body Shop Waste [PDF]
Abstract: General waste reduction suggestions for an auto body shop in Illinois.
Source: Waste Management Resource Center at UIUC
URL: http://www.wmrc.uiuc.edu/main_sections/info_services/library_docs/TN/98-042.pdf

Auto Body Restoration and Painting
Abstract: Documents waste minimization and monetary savings resulting from pollution prevention in a family-owned auto body repair shop employing 17 people and specializing in auto body restoration and painting.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/07/06582.htm

Auto Body Shops Pollution Prevention Guide
Abstract: Guide to help shops identify and manage wastes, hazardous wastes, and best management procedures through self-assessment.
Source: Montana State University Extension Service Pollution Prevention Program
URL: http://peakstoprairies.org/p2bande/autobody/abguide/index.cfm

Collision Repair: Reducing Waste and Costs
Abstract: Description and links to reducing several common waste streams in a collision repair shop including spills, wastewater, solvents, paint, packaging, gun washing, floor trenches and traps, and aerosols.
Source: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
URL: http://www.mntap.umn.edu/vehicle/28-CollRepair.htm

Transportation Services and the Environment
Abstract: Information on regulations and managing waste for vehicle maintenance and repair service industries including a section on paints and filters. Includes assessment checklists.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
URL: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/industry/ts-main.html

Crash Course for Compliance and Pollution Prevention
Abstract: A comprehensive, plain-language manual designed to help the auto body repair industry in Massachusetts: understand and comply with environmental, health and safety requirements, and learn about and implement various pollution prevention strategies.
Source: Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance
URL: http://www.mass.gov/ota/otapubs.htm

Spontaneous Combustion of Used Paint Booth Filters
Abstract: List of practices to minimize the potential for spontaneous combustion of used paint booth filters based on research to determine the cause of this problem.
Source: IWRC
URL: http://www.iwrc.org/programs/sponCombust.cfm

How The New Motor Vehicle Waste Disposal Well Rule Affects Your Business [PDF]
Abstract: During normal vehicle repair and maintenance, vehicle fluids may drip, spill or otherwise enter floor drains or sinks in service areas. These fluids can introduce various toxic chemicals into drinking water sources. This guide describes the rule governing Class V injection wells, implemented in 1999 -- how to identify them, how to comply and best management practices.
Source: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
URL: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/uic/smallcompliance.pdf

A Toolkit for Autobody Repair Shops [PDF]
Abstract: Shop-oriented manual that defines and justifies pollution prevention as well as giving best management practices and case studies of successful efforts.
Source: University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
URL: http://www.p2pays.org/ref/03/02323.pdf

Autobody Paint Booth Arrestor Filter Waste Characterization [PDF]
Abstract: A report on a study of spent autobody paint booth arrestor filters.
Source: Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County
URL: http://www.govlink.org/hazwaste/publications/PaintFilterStudyFinal.pdf

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