Cleaner Fuels: By 2023 domestic coal and wet wood burning will be banned across England

By Loren Fay on Feb 27, 2020
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Let’s stop air pollution

To encourage the use of cleaner fuels it has been declared that domestic coal and wet wood burning will be brought to a halt by 2023. With wood-burning stoves and coal fires being the largest source of particulate matter pollutants.

Effects on our Health

With the World Health Organisation identifying this form of pollution as the most serious air pollutant for human health it needs to be taken seriously.

There is evidence suggesting it can cause critical health conditions such as lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, strokes and asthma.

It is crucial that the government phase out the use of domestic coal and wet wood burning.

The race to living in a cleaner world

Predictions state that between 2021 and 2023 the two fuels will be eradicated. This time frame gives the public and suppliers a considerable amount of time to switch over to cleaner alternatives, such as dry wood and manufactured solid fuels. These will emit less smoke and pollution whilst also being cheaper and more efficient to burn.