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Environmental Issues

Lending out a bay

Debra Gorgos
Carwashes can give charities a place to raise funds and protect the earth at the same time.
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Lean, green washing machines

Debra Gorgos
If your wash is “green,” make sure your customers know it.
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Taking the "waste” out of waste oil

John Denholm
Why recycling and using recycled oil decreases operator liability.
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Get the green by going green

Kate Carr
Federal and local governments are offering tax rebates, reductions and credits for green businesses.
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Tides of Carwashing: Drought

“Tides of Carwashing” is Professional Carwashing & Detailing’s most recent effort to bring you much-needed information on current issues. Each month, PC&D staff will select a hot topic in the
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Certifiably green

Kate Carr
Do your research before you start applying to one of these environmental business certification programs.
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18 ways to say you're green

1 Update your logo. Consider adding an emblem of the green movement to your carwash’s logo: Planets, green leaves and the recycle symbol can communicate to your customers without a
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Tame your reclaim system

Bob Koo
Tips for the IBA operator who may or may not be using the reclaim system at his carwash.
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LOUD little voices

Kate Carr
When I was nine years old, my teacher taught us to use our “indoor voices” by asking us to take our hands and place them just a few inches from
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Water: An underappreciated asset

Dennis Ryan
Drought can be hazardous to your carwash.
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