Nominations are open for the Biomass Suppliers List Advisory Panel

Nominations are now open for the Biomass Suppliers List Advisory Panel
As Biomass Suppliers List Administrators we would like to open nominations for a new Advisory Panel. To nominate yourself please follow the link below. The nomination process will close on 31st October. Where we receive multiple nominees for the same category, the BSL registrants will […]

By |October 21st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Woodsure takes on management of the Biomass Suppliers List

Woodsure takes on management of Biomass Suppliers List
Woodsure, the quality assurance certification scheme for woodfuel, will take over the running of the government’s Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Woodsure is working closely with the current contract holder, Gemserv, to make sure the experience is seamless for existing registered […]

By |June 22nd, 2021|News, RHI|0 Comments

A look at the Ready to Burn legislation in more detail

The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 is now in place. We look at the regulations in more detail to help answer some of the more common questions.

It is worth noting that these regulations only apply to England, with consultations and plans being made in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulations […]

By |May 25th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Ready to Burn the hot topic on the airwaves

Helen Bentley-Fox, Director of Woodsure, and Bruce Allen, CEO of HETAS, were recently interviewed about the Ready to Burn certification scheme.

This coverage was shared on 190 radio stations in over 500 pieces from a variety of local and national stations across the country. Including, national commercial stations like Total Hits, The Jazz UK and 45 Radio, each with […]

By |May 11th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Woodsure appointed by Defra to run Ready to Burn certification scheme

Woodsure, the non-profit organisation striving to raise the quality of woodfuel in the industry, has been appointed by Defra to run its Ready to Burn certification scheme that will underpin The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 that will come into force in England from 1 May 2021 for most wood fuel […]

By |January 6th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Burn Better

Burn Better: Cleaner fuels and regular chimney maintenance key to reducing pollution from open fires and stoves used for domestic burning 
Public reminded of best ways to minimise the environmental impact of burning at home this winter ahead of new government policy on cleaner fuels in the spring.

A new survey has found four in ten (40%) […]

By |November 18th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Coronavirus Update | November 2020

Business as usual
As the coronavirus pandemic continues across the world, the impact on Europe and the UK is taking affect once again. There are regional approaches to tackling the pandemic and this can have an impact on business. The Woodsure team is combining working from home and the office and keeping our lab operating at […]

By |November 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The UK Transition

The UK Transition is happening and there will be guaranteed changes from 1st January 2021 for businesses as we start our new relationship with the EU, and there are many actions you can take today to prepare. There are some steps you can take to make sure you are ready.

You need to take action now if you’re:

importing […]

By |November 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

New Regulations confirmed

The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 will come into force in May 2021. This brings into Regulation ‘Ready to Burn’ and its logo as a way of recognising which fuels are suitable for future use, both for wood and solid mineral fuels.

These Regulations are made under section 87 of the Environment […]

By |October 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020

The draft legislation for The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 has successfully passed through both The House of Parliament and The House of Lords in recent weeks. This important milestone brings the legislation one step closer to becoming law. Woodsure, the UK’s only woodfuel quality assurance scheme, has welcomed this latest […]

By |October 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments