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Environmental Issues

Frictionless Presoak

BLUE DEMON™ Frictionless Presoak utilizes cutting edge, reclaim compatible chemistry to quickly and safely remove road film from all vehicle surfaces. This high alkaline presoak produces a customer pleasing foam
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Bird-X, Inc. introduces its authoritative resource website,, which discusses and educates users about bird and pest infestation issues and “green” solution options. It has retained all of the
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Green Panels

The Kerfkore® Company, a manufacturer of patented bendable substrates and panel products, has introduced color literature on FlexGreen, an environmentally friendly product that can be used for radius applications. It
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TDS and water quality go hand in hand

Max Shepard
Carwash water reclamation systems are growing in popularity for a variety of reasons, including costs associated with tap fees, as well as on-going water and sewer bills. However, one
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Don't waste money: Use waste oil

Mason Smith
Bracing yourself for those high heating bills this winter? Or maybe you’ve already felt the impact of higher fuel prices when heating your shop. You don’t have to brace
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Health conscious cleaning

Chris Starace
For years carwash owners and detailers have mulled the concept of, “how clean is clean,” and while this debate primarily pertains to the overall look of a vehicle, maybe
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Progress in reverse

Charles Borchard
While spot-free systems are fast becoming standard equipment for in-bay automatics and exterior tunnels, they are slower to gain approval in self-serve. This is unfortunate, because having a spot-free
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Reflections on drought law and politics

David DuGoff
Let’s start with a confession. I am a recovering lawyer. As much as I try to deny it, like an addiction, I can’t get away from it. In 2000
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The 10-gallon wash and other water solutions

You can’t just turn on a faucet and start scrubbing customers’ cars. Conservation has become the mantra. With new innovations hitting the tunnels and bays every day, saving water
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Logical reclaim

Cary L. Wise
Biological reclaim systems have actually been around for a long time. In the European carwash market, they have been in use for over 15 years. European standards for the
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