Smoke from wood heaters and fireplaces can pollute the air. This can be harmful to our health.  

Buying the right wood heater, using it correctly and maintaining it well can reduce wood smoke pollution. Burning firewood the right way can help you keep your house warm. 

If you’re concerned about smoke from a neighbour’s wood heater, try to talk to them first. You can report wood smoke pollution to your local council.

Read more about wood smoke

Reviewed 19 December 2019