Category Archives: Environmental Issues

Taking recycling seriously

Taking recycling seriously

It’s been great to see Overland Park and surrounding communities get serious about recycling over the last few years. Besides the handy curbside pickup, you can’t help but notice the bins for glass and paper recycling popping up in many parking lots. There are even bins for donating used clothes and household goods for reuse. As an engineer, I was taught to be efficient with our limited resources and respect Mother Nature, so we have long been good stewards of the environment. You may have noticed our “Excellence in Environmental Management” award from Quaker State Oil hanging in our Overland Park auto service lobby. That was awarded to us through Kansas State University in recognition of dedication to protecting the environment. In addition to properly disposing of all fluids, our employees are meticulous about sorting materials into several different trash cans. We also feel pretty good about donating scrap metal. According to the Automotive Recyclers Association, rec ... read more