Eugene businessman opens third green auto shop

Eugene businessman George Rode specializes in green auto repair shops, and he has just opened his third location near the University of Oregon.

Eugene businessman George Rode specializes in green auto repair shops, and he has just opened his third location near the University of Oregon.

...He’s now spending about $45,000 to remodel and outfit the 5,000-square-foot building to make it more eco-friendly. This includes small items — such as an eco-friendly mop — on up to much bigger items, such as the six bulk tanks with reservoirs around them that will hold a total of 1,200 gallons of oil, anti-freeze, waste oil and other liquids.
Installing the tanks means “you don’t have a bunch of plastic bottles,” he said, plus it allows him to buy in bulk, resulting in fewer truck deliveries and further reducing the business’s carbon footprint.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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Last modified onMonday, 19 October 2015 11:40

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