Updated August 26th, 2016
Wood Stove Program
Pierce County, Washington
Status: Active as of August 2016
Location: Tacoma-Pierce County Smoke Reduction Zone
Eligible fuels (exclusions apply): Wood (uncertified) -> wood (certified), pellet, gas, propane, electricity (heat pump)
Notable feature(s): Includes bounty program of $350 or $200 if state picks up stove, and $100 for barrel stove or trash burner.
The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency offers residents $1,500 vouchers to replace an uncertified wood appliance with a pellet stove, heat pump, gas, or propane appliance. Low-income residents are eligible for a full reimbursement of the device cost (up to a specified cap) and are also eligible to replace an uncertified device with an EPA certified wood device, in addition to the options listed above. Residents who recycle an uncertified stove are eligible to receive $350 ($200 if the agency picks it up). Residents who relinquish an indoor barrel stove or trash burner can receive $100.
The program is ongoing until funds are depleted.
Interested residents should visit the website and complete the online application to begin the process. Vouchers can be redeemed at participating retailers.
Uncertified wood burning appliances that are replaced or recycled must be functional. It is illegal
to purchase or operate an uncertified stove in the Tacoma-Pierce County Smoke Reduction Zone.
For more information, please visit the program website
or contact the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency at (253) 798-4540 or firstname.lastname@example.org