As the car wash industry continues to grow, concerns regarding environmental footprint become a primary focus. Use of water supplies and energy are self-evident, since car washes are users of such resources, however groundwater and soil contamination are also an ongoing issue.

Many have come to ask how much water and natural resources are wasted in such business, but the truth is, an automated car wash uses a lot less water than driveway washing. Most car washes already use water reclamation systems to significantly reduce water usage and a variety of energy usage reduction technologies. In addition, sustainable businesses have invested in green products to reduce soil contamination with runoffs and water efficient technology.

From reclaimed washing process to water efficient restroom, car washes around the country are taking great strides in reducing its environmental footprint!