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  1. I think technically within regs. But I spoke to our environmental health - they struggle to enforce noise/smoke/trading standards as it is so they are highly unlikely to enforce the general rules let alone arguable ones like kindling. I'm sure the attack dogs at Woodsure would dob you in in though with the scent of £500 to get you to prove they are dry and not palletwood.
  2. as i understand these are Statutory Instruments enabling something that has already been 'debated' so while they are technically 'debated' actually its a rubber stamping exercise enabling what has already been 'agreed' in Primary Legislation (an Act).
  3. six months on I am being bombarded with spam texts from Woodsure wanting me to pay £500+ for accreditation even tho i only sell a few hundred net bags at from my gate a year. They have put me out of business so it is very galling to keep getting their texts and emails asking me to stump up with no means of unsubscribing. Is this even legal? I'm now bonfiring my wood and as they are not prepared to put in writing a promise to keep small suppliers' costs down I assume this is just a ploy to shut us up.
  4. Safe for one extra year only. After that no. But i think this idea is perfect! >"Not fit to burn, only use as garden ornaments"
  5. >small supplier I think that's what's odd there don't seem to be any definitions flying around, it's almost as if it is being handed to the trade associations to sort out, and guess what, they'll organise it to price out small suppliers with a huge audit fee. The one year derogation for small suppliers arguable does not make it your worthwhile getting invested
  6. 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
  7. Has it been decided how small quantities (eg nets) can be sold by small suppliers? Is it enough to be able to prove that the firewood for sale is <20% moisture content - or does one have to prove it via (say) yearly audits from industry assessors (likely several hundred quid)?? thanks, Jack


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