Pollution Prevention for Automotive Repair Shops

Photo: Parts washer in auto shop.

Top P2 Tips for Automotive Repair from Ecology's Technical Assistance staff offer these ideas used in shops around the state.

Top P2 Tips for Stormwater Management from Ecology's Technical Assistance staff tells how to prevent polluted runoff at your shop.

Shop Guide for Dangerous Waste Management is an Ecology publication that outlines what shops need to know to do the right thing for health, safety, and the environment.

Pollution Prevention Resources

The Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) Topic Hubs™ provide pollution prevention guidance to many businesses, including background information, pollution prevention opportunities, reasons for change, where to go for help, and links to more information about this sector and more.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Resources

Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) is a partnership of the industry and the EPA which offers training and compliance assistance.

Consolidated Screening Checklist for Automotive Repair Facilities Guidebook is an EPA manual for automotive facilities. This resource is no longer maintained, so information may become outdated.

The EPA's archived Compliance Assistance Sector Notebooks website contains sector-specific information. This resource is no longer maintained, so information may become outdated. Check out Profile of the Ground Transportation Industry and Profile of the Transportation Equipment Cleaning Industry.