In the auto-repair biz? Get greener! Free workshop and Swedish Automotive tour May 8th

April 28, 2014 at 10:46 am | In West Seattle news | Comments Off

Just announced by Swedish Automotive (WSB sponsor) – a chance for other auto-repair shops to learn how to get greener:

On May 8th from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm, EnviroStars and ECOSS (Environmental Coalition of South Seattle) are hosting a free workshop for auto repair shops at Our Lady of Guadalupe and a tour of Swedish Automotive (a 5-star rated shop) on how auto repair shops can adopt practices that will help manage hazardous wastes, prevent pollution and protect our environment as well as reducing costs, liabilities and compliance with local regulations.

Ahead, details and the registration link:

Topics covered will include:

Management, storage and disposal of hazardous waste
Preventing polluted runoff
Proper maintenance documentation
Financial incentive programs
Hands-on spill management training
Recommended best management and good housekeeping practices

And a FREE lunch!!

Here’s where to register. OLG is at 35th/Myrtle; Swedish is several blocks south, at 35th/Kenyon. We have reported several times before about the green/sustainable features at Swedish’s four-year-old headquarters in Gatewood, including last year’s solar installation.

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