Application to join Ready to Burn

Firewood and wood briquettes

To apply to join the Ready to Burn scheme for firewood and wood briquettes you will need to complete an application form and supply some supporting documents.

  1. Complete an application form
  2. Undertake a site audit, this may be a virtual audit if applicable
  3. Provide a representative firewood fuel sample for moisture testing by an accredited laboratory (this is usually taken at the audit)

Please note, applications for wood briquettes will require a chemical analysis to verify the origin of the raw materials is equivalent to 100% clean chemically untreated wood, or virgin wood.

Full details are on the Terms and Conditions.

Should you have any questions or wish to discuss the application process in more detail, please contact the administration team at Woodsure on 01684 278188, or email [email protected].

There are a few simple steps to achieving certification on the Ready to Burn scheme for firewood, briquettes and kindling.

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What do we check?

Make sure you have the following information handy for your application:

  • Estimated annual total (either in Loose m³, Stacked m³ or Tonnage).
  • Proof of legality of firewood.

You can also choose to provide the following optional information as a supplement to your application:

  • Processes to check moisture content.
  • Your Complaints Procedure information. 
  • Product and Public Liability Insurance.

Ready to Apply?

Woodsure Ltd is the DEFRA appointed Certification Body to administer the Ready to Burn Scheme as recognised in The Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020.

For suppliers looking for Ready to Burn certification for manufactured solid fuels, please visit the HETAS website.

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