ACT Firewood Industry Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you are a firewood collector / merchant. The purpose of this code is to minimise the environmental harm caused by the harvesting of hardwoods for firewood. Compliance with this code is voluntary. The aim of the code is to:

  • Promote sustainability;
  • Minimise environmental harm caused by the burning of firewood; and
  • Provide consumer protection to purchasers of firewood.

If you choose to comply with this code you may be permitted to use a logo that signifies your business's compliance.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Environment and Planning Directorate
Environment

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1997 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

Environment Protection Authority
Environment and Planning Directorate
Environment


Operating address:
Dame Pattie Menzies House
16 Challis Street
Dickson
Australian Capital Territory 2602
Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 158
Canberra City,Australian Capital Territory,
Australia

Phone:

02 62071923

Phone:

132281
environment.protection@act.gov.au

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