Jump to content
cessna

Have the definitive regulations regarding firewood?

Recommended Posts

I realise there's a derogation for micro suppliers for a year or two, but during the consultation there was talk of small suppliers having to get audited - like QA/QC in order to be able to use the  'ready to burn' logo

So has this been dropped? Is one allowed to sell wood without 'Ready to burn' certification - provided it is demonstrable <20%?

 

It's fine if nobody knows - but certainly early on it wasn't just <20%, not just read to burn, it required (presumably expensive) Ready to Burn audit which of course will keep the trade associations happy as the Big Boys can put the little people out of business

jack

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
49 minutes ago, arboriculturist said:

In their eyes what do you see the difference as?

I find wood that is 25% to 28% M/C as ready to burn .

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, many people who are not linked to bureaucracy know that circa. 25% MC is perfect to burn and when compared to the 'scientists' graphs, shows only a marginal difference in kWh produced compared to 20% MC.

 

After factoring in forced drying etc. to achieve the required sub 20% MC, in reality particulate emissions are no less when burning wood at 20% MC.

 

Stubby, all our noise is falling upon deaf ears, we've just got to lap it up or some make just keep their fingers crossed - it's a simplistic as that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Featured Adverts

About

Arbtalk.co.uk is a hub for the arboriculture industry in the UK.  
If you're just starting out and you need business, equipment, tech or training support you're in the right place.  If you've done it, made it, got a van load of oily t-shirts and have decided to give something back by sharing your knowledge or wisdom,  then you're welcome too.
If you would like to contribute to making this industry more effective and safe then welcome.
Just like a living tree, it'll always be a work in progress.
Please have a look around, sign up, share and contribute the best you have.

See you inside.

The Arbtalk Team

Follow us

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.