Approved Coal Merchants
Why use an Approved Coal Merchant?
The answer is simple….. All coal merchants who belong to the Approved Coal Merchants Scheme support and follow the Coal Trade Code.
What is the Coal Trade Code?
The Coal Trade Code began in 1962 as a joint financed venture between the National Coal Board and the wholesale and retail parts of the domestic coal trade. The Solid Fuel Association whose members include the major solid fuel producers/manufacturers and the distributive coal trade now finance the scheme. Coal Trade Code
Approved Wood Merchants
The Approved Wood Fuel Merchant Scheme is run alongside the Approved Coal Merchant Scheme.
Customers buying firewood from a scheme member can have the confidence that the wood fuel is correctly described and that the merchant will be able to provide basic advice on the safe and efficient use of a wood burning appliance. The merchant is also obliged to offer levels of customer service in accordance with the standards set by the Solid Fuel Association.