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Environmental Protection UK – Updated Guidance Leaflets

Environmental Protection UK is a national charity that provides expert policy analysis and information on air quality, land quality and noise and their effects on people and communities in terms of a wide range of issues including public health, planning, transport, energy and climate.

The organisation provides easy to engage with materials covering a range of relevant topics. Recently, four of these resources were updated to reflect newer standards and to provide additional information, including timely guidance on fireworks and how to tackle nuisance.

Links to the new resources are provided below.

External resources

Environmental Protection UK – Using Wood and Coal for Heating

  • Last modified: 06/11/20
  • Published: 25/10/20
  • Website: environmental-protection.org.uk

Guidance on using solid fuel as a way of heating your home and providing hot water, particularly in rural areas where mains gas is not available. In recent years interest has grown in biomass heating as an environmentally friendly way of heating homes, this guidance covers various aspects of this topic.

Environmental Protection UK – Garden Bonfires

  • Last modified: 06/01/21
  • Published: 25/10/20
  • Website: environmental-protection.org.uk

Information leaflet from EPUK covering the rules around garden bonfires and providing guidance on alternatives.

Environmental Protection UK – Fireworks

  • Last modified: 06/11/20
  • Published: 25/10/20
  • Website: environmental-protection.org.uk

Fireworks and the law – supply, sale, storage, nuisance and danger, fixed penalty notices and when can people can use fireworks.

Environmental Protection UK – Air Quality and Climate Change

  • Last modified: 06/11/20
  • Published: 28/10/20
  • Website: environmental-protection.org.uk

This leaflet looks at how local authorities tackle the issues of poor air quality and climate change, and the benefits of integrating policy and practice between the two areas. Read about the “traffic light” system which is used to indicate the type of impact the measure/technology has on the two areas of air quality and climate change.