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Sale of most polluting wood and coal burned at home to be phased out

3 monthes ago   |   By Energy Voice

The sale of the most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out from next year in England to clean up the air, the Government has said.
Plans to phase out the sale of house coal and wet wood have been confirmed, as part of efforts to tackle tiny particle pollutants known as PM2.5, which can penetrate deep into lungs and the blood and cause serious health problems.
Wood burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of PM2.5, contributing three times as much of the pollution as road transport, the Environment Department said.
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Coal and wet wood to be banned for house fires by 2023

Coal and wet wood to be banned for house fires by 2023

3 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Wood fired stoves have long been a staple in British households, but certain fuels produce particularly harmful pollution
Dirty fuels burned in household stoves and open fires are set to be banned as Britain ramps up efforts to tackle toxic air.
Plans to phase out sales of the most polluting items - house coal and wet wood - have been confirmed as part of a drive to tackle tiny pollutants known as PM2.5, which can penetrate deep into lungs and blood and cause serious health problems.
Wood burning stoves and coal fires are the single largest source of PM2.5, contributing three times as...
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Why Wood Burning Stoves Are Facing A Fuel Ban From 2021

Why Wood Burning Stoves Are Facing A Fuel Ban From 2021

3 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

The most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out from next year to clean up the air, the Government has said. Owners of wood burners, stoves and open fires will no longer be able to buy coal or wet wood to burn in them, under a ban to be rolled out from 2021. Plans for the ban were first announced nearly 18 months ago, but the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has now confirmed it will go ahead. So why the change - and what do you need to know if have a fire or stove yourself? Related...
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