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

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

Dry Firewood

Dry Firewood
The Woodsure team, along with Steve Ellis from Elcombe Fire & Wood, have produced a short video highlighting the importance of burning dry firewood. The video compares the use of Ready to Burn firewood against wet firewood at over 40% moisture content.

This video clearly demonstrates the benefits of burning dry firewood, including the following […]

By |October 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

APF 2018

APF 2018
Woodsure will be exhibiting at APF 2018 which takes place on the Ragley Hall Estate from Thursday 20th through until Saturday 22nd September. The APF Exhibition is the UK’s largest forestry, woodland, arboriculture, fencing and biomass show.

The show caters not just for the forestry, woodland and tree care industries but also fencing and is of […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Exhibition, News|0 Comments

Is your fuel legal?

Is your fuel legal?

It is important to protect yourself from criticism and this means understanding what can be done to ensure you remain legal. Being Woodsure accredited means that you have committed to ensure raw product that is purchased has the document to support that it is legal and sustainable.  Here’s how you can help […]

By |November 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Around the Industry December 2017

Around the industry
We know you will all be busy with the heating season in full swing so here is our regular roundup of everything going on around the industry.
Renewable Heat Incentive Update
In March 2016, the Government published a consultation on changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. After taking account of the feedback it […]

By |November 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ready to Burn Latest

Ready to Burn Latest
The Ready to Burn initiative is gathering momentum and putting Woodsure and its members at the front end in driving woodfuel standards and contributing to improved air quality. The number of suppliers signing up is increasing and the scheme has even received press coverage in the United States, courtesy of Biomass Magazine […]

By |November 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greetings!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the Woodsure team will be taking a short festive break in preparation for a busy 2018 and to fill up on festive cheer!

The Woodsure office will be closing at midday on Friday 22nd December and will be open for business as usual on Tuesday 2nd […]

By |November 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Ready to Burn Update

Ready to Burn Update
By know you will have heard of the Ready to Burn initiative from Woodsure which focuses on pre-packed bags of firewood. With the support of Defra, Ready to Burn intends to inform users of firewood that the firewood they are purchasing is just that, ready to burn.

Following recent publicity around poor air […]

By |August 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments