Just as every community is unique, so is every wood stove changeout program. Although changeouts can take a variety of forms depending on the nature of the coverage area, there are certain qualities that are shared by most successful campaigns. As you begin planning your changeout, the following checklist will be helpful for developing an effective program.
Broad Coalition of Interested Stakeholders
Effective Financial Incentives
Public Outreach and Education
Targeted Regulatory Requirements
Identification of Non-EPA-Certified Stoves
Proper Disposal and Recycling of Old Stoves