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Woodsure welcomes new law on safer and cleaner solid fuels

Woodsure welcomes new law on safer and cleaner solid fuels
Woodsure, the non-profit organisation striving to raise the quality of woodfuel in the industry, has welcomed the government’s publication of draft regulations for the Air Quality Domestic Solid Fuels Standards in England.

The draft legislation, which now passes to the Houses of Parliament for debate and amendment, […]

By |August 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

An update from Woodsure

Woodsure Coronavirus Update and Signposting

Firstly, it’s right to acknowledge the problems being caused by Coronavirus and send our best wishes to you all and your family and friends.

The Woodsure office and test lab is closed following the government announcement on Monday 23rd March 2020 and we are taking all the appropriate precautions to protect the […]

By |March 20th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Budget 2020

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive to be extended
The UK Government published it’s 2020 Budget on Wednesday 11th March with the Chancellor Rishi Sunak providing a boost to renewable technologies with the extension of The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive. In addition, funding has been allocated to support the design and delivery of net-zero policies and programmes.
Key […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Air Quality | Using cleaner fuels for domestic burning

Air quality | using cleaner fuels for domestic burning
On Friday Defra announced their response on their cleaner domestic burning of solid fuels and wood. The consultation took place between August and October 2018 and focused on England only. The proposals in the consultation included:

Restrictions on the sale of wet wood for domestic burning
Phasing […]

By |February 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Ready to Burn – providing a solution to improve air quality

Ready to Burn – Providing a solution to improve air quality
The Ready to Burn scheme has had some great success but there is still a huge opportunity to further improve the environmental impact of wood burning through consumer education. It’s critical that we continue to highlight the benefits of using dry Ready to Burn wood […]

By |December 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scientific review casts doubt on impact of domestic burning

Scientific review casts doubt on impact of domestic burning
The findings of a new independent scientific review commissioned by HETAS and supported by the Stove Industry Alliance (SIA), have drawn attention to the uncertainty around how much domestic burning in people’s homes contributes to UK air pollution.

The Clean Air Strategy 2019 currently attributes 38% of UK […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Woodsure provides a point of difference for chip

Woodsure provides a point of difference for chip
Independent verification
Independent proof of quality helps to manage improvement and consistency in your product.

Woodsure provides the boiler owner, your customer, with independent verification that you can confidently produce and supply the fuel to the correct standard that they require.  As a supplier you have been audited to ensure […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Environment Bill

The Environment Bill Explained

Following the Queen’s Speech on Tuesday 15 October, the government introduced what it describes as a landmark Bill “to tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time, signalling a historic step change in the way we protect and enhance our precious natural environment.”

The Bill will ensure that environmental principles will be enshrined […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plant Passporting

Plant Passporting
Information for Woodsure fuel producers and suppliers
Although the finer detail is still yet to be finalised, the introduction of plant passports for timber movements will align the UK with the European Union’s new Plant Health Regulation (PHR), applying on 14 December 2019. The facilitating and introduction of Plant Passports will be by the Forestry […]

By |December 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Woodsure Live

Woodsure Live
Come and meet the Woodsure team at a Woodsure Live event which will be held in Harrogate on Monday 10th June 2019 from 9am. This is an ideal opportunity to meet the team from Woodsure,

Location: Ripley Suite, Crowne Plaza, Harrogate, HG1 1XX.
Seminar Itinerary

8:45am arrival for teas and coffees
Seminar to start at 9:00

By |April 11th, 2019|Exhibition|0 Comments