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Managing your wood fire

Smoke from Wood Fires (ABC Image)Orange City Council encourages local residents to look for ways of reducing potential pollution from wood fires.

Pollution can be drastically cut if we improve the way we use our wood heaters.

Wood smoke pollution

Smoke from wood heaters can be a major cause of air pollution.

Research suggests during winter, wood heaters can produce up to seven times as much particle pollution as cars.

The NSW Government’s Environment Department web site has more information about pollution from wood fires.

Tips to manage your wood fire better

Orange City Council has produced this simple pamphlet to provide usefiul tips for residents.