Topic: Environment

Sustainable chemistry without losing performance 

Double interview with Turtle Wax Pro and Ma-Fra.The chemistry used in car washes has become considerably more sustainable over the years. But there is still much to be gained.  How do you ensure that sustainability does not come at the expense of...Read more
|Comment|author: Belinda Meijers

Austin restricts car washing

EnvironmentAustin (Texas) is restricting car washing and charity washes. The latter may only be held at commercial car washes, where the scarce water can be recycled.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Ban on car washing in southern part of France

Residents of the southern French region Pyrénées-Orientales may no longer wash their cars or water their gardens. French Ecology Minister Christophe Béchu even banned the sale of (inflatable) water pools because of the drought in...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Drought in France ends. At least for now

After a record dry spell of 31 days without significant rainfall, France finally saw some rainfall again this week. But concerns remain over water reserves. Not only in France, but also in other South European...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Washing with cold water becomes hot

With energy prices in Europe at an all-time high, the latest cold water wash chemistry by WashTec comes as a blessing. Getting good results in a self-service car wash without hot water? You better believe...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

UK Police clamp down on illegal car washes

Following visits from the Responsible Car Wash Scheme (RCWS), a number of car washes in the United Kingdom have been identified as potentially breaking the law. Local police have warned a few car wash owners...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet