Auto Body and Paint Resources

Equipment/Supplies Directory
Air Quality

This directory provides P2 product and service information for vehicle service and repair shops. You can search by product category, keyword, company name or company location. The directory is updated periodically, so please bookmark this page and visit again.

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Hazardous Waste

California Hazardous Waste Classification Online Training
Department of Toxic Substances Control's California Hazardous Waste Classification online course

Managing Hazardous Waste Publications
Refer to these publications if you want more information about an environmental or compliance topic.

Regulatory Changes

Suggested Control Measure for Automotive Coatings (SCM)
Documents and links relevant to the development of the SCM

Storm Water Guidance

California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA)
The Automotive Body Repair section of the California Stormwater Best Management Practice Handbook.

Green Business Programs

San Diego Area Green Business Program

Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program

Bay Area Green Business Program

Business Environmental Resource Center (BERC) Sacramento Area Sustainable Business Program



Who can I contact for more information?

If you have questions, please contact the DTSC Regulatory Assistance Officer at 1-800-728-6942 or

California Local Air District Directory
Directory of local air district's contact information. 

Air Resources Board, Automotive Refinishing Program
This program is dedicated to reducing or eliminating toxins form paints or coatings used in commercial automotive refinishing operations and residential use.

Air Resources Board, Automotive Refinishing Pollution Prevention Outreach Program
The ARB automotive refinishing pollution prevention outreach program focuses on training spray technicians on the methods developed by the Iowa Reduction Center's Technique Analysis & Research (STAR®) Program.

California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), Recycled-Content Product (RCP) Directory
The RCP Directory lists thousands of recycled products and provides information on the companies that reprocess, manufacture and/or distribute these products.

US EPA, Vehicular Products
US EPA vehicular products comprehensive procurement guidelines.

Other Employee Training Programs

On-line courses, affiliated with the Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (C-CAR), are available for purchase:

S/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention
On-line hazardous materials and safety & health training designed specifically for collision repair and paint shop employees and students.

On-line training courses for automotive industry employees and students. Initial and refresher training for hazardous materials shipping regulations is offered.