Emissions from domestic solid fuel burning appliances (wood-heaters, open fireplaces)

Technical Report No. 5
J. Gras, C.Meyer, I. Weeks, R. Gillett, I. Galbally, J. Todd, F. Carnovale, R. Joynt, A. Hinwood, H. Berko and S. Brown.
Environment Australia, March 2002
ISBN 0 6425 4867 6

Appendix 3: Fuel merchant survey summary

Species Hobart Perth Melbourne Adelaide Canberra
Peppermint 37        
other hardwood 24     3 6
Stringybark 20        
Whitegum 7 2   1  
Messmate 5        
jarrah bushwood   77      
jarrah mill ends   20      
mallee   1 4 13  
redgum     67 83 14
box     23   65
ironbark     5   1
pine         14
Total 93 100 99 100 100
length (cm) 40 to 46 30 30 25 to 30 30-35
across (cm) 11 to 14 17 10 to 14 10 to 20 15-18
mill-ends (cm)   5 x 10      

Note: Summary of fuel types given as percentages based on fuel-merchant-supplied estimated fractional breakdown and average log sizes, for fuel supplied in the last year.

Fuel merchants contacted

All Purpose Firewood, Bibra Lake WA.
Padbury Firewood, Padbury, WA
Leeming Firewood, Leeming WA.
All Suburbs Woodyard, Orange Grove, WA.
Swanbourne Woodyard, Cottesloe, WA.
Bannisters Firewood Supplies, Canning Vale, WA.
Alan's Firewood Roleystone, Karragullen, WA.
Aussie Firewood, Lansdale, WA.
Rockingham Firewood, Rockingham, WA.
Ready Cut Firewood, Wangara, WA.
Hampton Wood Yard, Hampton, Vic.
Acme Firewood, Lilydale, Vic.
Affordable Firewood Thomastown, Vic.
Bark King Group Pty Ltd, Montrose, Vic.
Blyszaks Stockfeeds, Geelong North, Vic.
Brighton Fuel Supply Pty Ltd, Brighton, Vic.
DeMar Timber & Garden Centre, Clifton Hill, Vic.
Dunning & Sons, Kew East, Vic.
Endless Firewood, Bayswater, Vic.
Gronow J. Pty Ltd, St Kilda, Vic.
Bagdad Woodyard, Bagdad, Tas.
Castle's Woodyard, Cambridge, Tas.
Central Woodyard, Moonah, Tas.
Eastern Shore Wood Supply, Mornington, Tas.
Farnham's Wood Supply, Cambridge, Tas.
Firewood Hotline, Mornington, Tas.
Kingston Woodyard, Kingston, Tas.
Sorell Wood Supplies, Sorell, Tas.
Warrane Firewood Supplies, Warrane, Tas.
Forge Firewood Co, Queanbeyan, ACT
John's Quality Firewood, Fyshwick, ACT
Woodstock Firewood, Fyshwick , ACT
Advance Firewood, Belconnen, ACT
Western Firewood, Queanbeyan, ACT
Adelaide Discount Firewood, Kilburn, SA
Central Hills Firewood, Lobethal, SA
Ideal Firewood Supplies, SA
Modbury Firewood, Modbury Nth, SA
Possum Woodyard, Poorkala, SA
Roberts Fuel Supply, One Tree Hill, SA.
F and J Firewood, S.A.
Kieren Firewood Suppliers, S.A.
Adelaide Hill Firewood Supplies, S.A.
Blackwood Landscape and firewood, S.A.
Two Wells Firewood, S.A.
Wood 'N logs, S.A.