Closed consultation

Air quality: using cleaner fuels for domestic burning

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Seeking views on our proposals to help households change to cleaner fuels for domestic burning of wood and solid fuels.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our proposals for helping householders move to cleaner fuels for domestic burning. The changes we propose include only allowing the sale of cleaner solid fuels. These proposals apply to England only.

Domestic burning is the single largest source of harmful particulate pollution in the UK. Many people do not realise that there are cleaner alternatives, such as dry wood instead of wet, or low-sulphur smokeless fuel instead of coal.


Published 17 August 2018