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Auto Repair: Operations
Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Operations
Reasons for Change
P2 Opportunities
National Assistance
Regional Assistance
Complete List of Links

Essential Links:

Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
A partnership of Industry-Education-Government committed to enhancing the professionalism of automot...

Profit Through Prevention
Contains step-by step instructions for reducing waste generation. It is the first in the series of f...

Vehicle Maintenance Pollution Prevention Manual
Comprehensive manual on all aspects of automotive repair operations, contains some regulatory infor...


Operations

Most Auto Repair shops have opportunities to save money, conserve resources, reduce emissions, avoid or reduce permitting fees, and stay in compliance by making simple changes to their practices or implementing the Pollution Prevention methods identified in this section. This section contains descriptions of typical material inputs, wastes produced, and information resources for applicable regulations and P2 alternatives.

To use this section, click on the appropriate wastestream. This will take you to a page with a brief description of the waste and links to factsheets, casestudies, BMPs and applicable regulations.

Automotive Repair Process Inputs And Outputs

Antifreeze & Coolants
Inputs
Outputs
Antifreeze & Coolants

Refrigerants
Inputs
Outputs
Air Conditioning Spent Refrigerants
Air Conditioning Oil Spent Refrigerant Oil

Brakes
Inputs
Outputs
Brake Fluid Used Brake Fluid
Brake Parts Brake Pads, Parts

Lubricating Oils
Inputs
Outputs
Filters
Inputs
Outputs
Transmission Filters Used Transmission Filters
Fuel Filters Used Fuel Filters
Oil Filters Used Oil Filters

Spill Prevention
Inputs
Outputs
Containers
Inputs
Outputs
Aerosol Cans Spent Canisters

Parts Cleaning
Inputs
Outputs
Solvents n-Hexane
Solvents Spent Cleaning Fluids

Miscellaneous
Inputs
Outputs
Batteries Used Batteries
Tires Used Tires
Gloves Gloves
Auto Parts Scrap Metals
Catalytic Converters Old Catalytic Converters
Mercury Switches Mercury Waste

 

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Hub Last Updated: 6/5/2013