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There is a new-ish product on the market called Bio-Circle. This is about as earth friendly as it gets. The way this stuff works is there are live micro-organisms which ingest oils and other organic contaminants, turning them into water and carbon dioxide. The great thing about it is there bio-remediating liquids maintain their cleaning power over time ...
Water, Dawn (dishwashing detergent) and rubbing alcohol makes a great solvent, and it's not too hard on the environment.
You can use a parts fiche (aka parts diagram) to get the correct part number. However, things like bearings are usually standard metric sizes so there might be a few manufacturers making the right sized bearing and 'Prius front wheelbearing' is probably enough to identify it. http://toyota.epc-data.com/ is your friend. The Russian language version of it ...
Not endorsing anyone, but the Amazon compatibility tool that pops up on their site when you're searching for car parts has never steered me wrong, assuming you can match the exact part number to the one provided by whoever you're buying the parts from. Searching a Prius specific forum would also be a good place to find specific part numbers and ...
If you're in a city those DIY car wash places with the coin-op power-sprayers recycle and filter all their water. so that's a good place to clean the outside of your engine. most places that take waste oil will also take dirty solvents I don't know what the best solution for contaminated paper towels is landfill, incinerator, or something else.
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