Many of us recycle our paper, cans and plastics. But did you know that by using a wood pellet fireplace, you're also supporting recycling?
Fuel pellets are often made of factory byproducts. Wood pellets, for example, are manufactured using a combination of sawdust, wood chips, bark, agricultural crop waste, waste paper and a variety of other materials -- a number of which are impractical for other purposes. So using pellets means you're reusing materials that normally would contribute to landfills.
Another benefit: When you buy pellets from your local merchant, you're likely supporting local businesses that supply the raw materials, and therefore, you're contributing to your local economy.