Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Burning waste is usually an environmentally poor waste management option. However, when it comes to bonfire night there are no laws about having a bonfire in your garden, but there are laws for the nuisance and pollution it could cause.
The Fire and Rescue Service suggest that you attend an official organised bonfire and firework display, however if you are planning on having a bonfire, here is some good practice and safety advice:
Another important point to remember is to check for hedge hogs and other small animals that may have used it as a shelter before lighting your bonfire.
More Advice is available at:
More information on burning waste is available here
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