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U-Haul, Sherwood – EcoBiz Certified

U-Haul, located at 13921 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road in Sherwood, is now EcoBiz Certified. U-Haul repairs their vehicles at this location, provides truck rentals, and more. To gain EcoBiz certification, Manager Brandon Almond took several steps to protect the environment. U-Haul added secondary containment for hazardous materials, moved all waste under cover,…

Matrix Integrated, Westside – EcoBiz Certified

Matrix Integrated (Westside), located at 12930 NW Cornell Rd in Portland, is now EcoBiz Certified. Matrix is a full-service German automotive facility, dedicated to the diagnosis, repair, maintenance and performance of Audi, BMW, Mercedes, MINI Cooper, Porsche & VW. To gain EcoBiz certification, owner Jeremy Williams took many steps to protect the…

Madness Motorworks – EcoBiz Certified

On October 18, 2017, Posted by In New Certification

Madness Motorworks has gained EcoBiz Certification for their commitment to protecting the environment. Madness, located at 12047 SW Pacific Hwy in Tigard, specializes in BMW and MINI Maintenance and Repair. The shop recently completed a number of measures to reach certification, including: Adding containment for 220g. of hazardous liquids Compiling all product Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Placing spill kits around…

Gearhead Garage – EcoBiz Certified

Gearhead Garage, which offers customers what they need to fix their own vehicles, is now EcoBiz Certified. Located at 13955 SW 72nd Ave. in Tigard, Gearhead offers hourly and daily rates for tool and lift rentals. DIY mechanics work in a safe, dry, and environmentally friendly setting. To gain EcoBiz certification owner…

Canyon Auto Repair – EcoBiz Certified

Canyon Auto Repair, located at 11591 SW Canyon Road in Beaverton, gained EcoBiz Certification in July. The shop was recognized by the Oregon DEQ and Clean Water Services. Shop manager Garrett Krupp, with support from owner Lee Nguyen, took multiple steps to prevent spills and protect the environment. Canyon Auto Repair…

Heitzman Body & Paint Continues Legacy of Excellence

Heitzman Body & Paint, an eighty-year-old Beaverton institution, doesn’t rest on its laurels. Committed to quality, the shop has continued to improve its processes and services while reducing its ecological impact.Heitzman’s President, Lisa Thomson, is also the granddaughter of founder Tom Heitzman. In her 32 years at the company, she…

Sense of Place Permaculture – EcoBiz Certified

“Permaculture” is a “design system for creation of sustainable human landscapes”, according to owner Nick Bezzerides of Sense of Place Permaculture.  His company does more than create landscapes for food, beauty, and ecological function, but also has a mission for connecting people with nature and encouraging them to be outside and…

Portland Edible Gardens – EcoBiz Certified

Portland Edible Gardens has received EcoBiz Certification, gaining recognition for their sustainable business practices. Portland Edible Gardens specializes in building custom raised garden beds, planting edible landscaping, and providing personalized seasonal planting plans and maintenance services. Owner Ian Wilson knew EcoBiz certification would matter to his customers, and knew he was already…

3C Automotive Repair – EcoBiz Certified

3C Automotive Repair, located at 2208 NW Birdsdale Avenue in Gresham, has gained EcoBiz Certification. In the process of becoming certified, 3C made a number of significant changes to improve the environment and protect employees. Steps included: Using Sure Shot sprayers and bulk brake cleaner, instead of single use aerosol cans, eliminating…

Atomic Auto – EcoBiz Certified

Atomic Auto, located at 2510 NE Sandy Blvd. in Portland, has gained recognition from EcoBiz for their commitment to protecting the environment. EcoBiz is a voluntary certification administered by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and local government agencies. The certification was completed by Owner Travis Decker and General Manager Cale Pelton. Atomic is currently beta testing…