Have you ever thought of making your own pellets? Have you ever asked yourself whether you need a small pellet press for home use? If you want to save costs on house heating and animal feeding, it is time for you to learn more about the advantages of making your own pellets.

1. Ready-to-get Raw Materials

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You are likely to find the most affordable, highest-quality materials from local resources. You can use scrap biomass materials that you have around your home to make your own feed pellets or wood pellets. Many kinds of biomass materials including corn straws, wheat stalks, cotton stalk, switch grass, alfalfa, peanut soybean shell , rice husk, coffee husk , bamboo and other soft crops can be pelletized. It just takes your little time to collect them. The raw materials are locally available, sustainable and renewable.

2. Purifing the Surrounding Environment

Making your own pellets is a great way to use up organic wastes you might throw away. Wood pellets, for example, are manufactured from a combination of sawdust, wood chips, bark, agricultural crop waste, waste paper, forestry residues, sawdust and a variety of other materials. So using pellets means you're reusing materials that normally would contribute to landfills and purify the environment around you.

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3. Environmental Protection

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a. Reflection of environmental protection
Nowadays, the conception of “low-carbon life” is rooted in most people’s hearts. As a result, many families are trying to make their own pellets with pellet machine to cut down spendings on home heating.
b. There is no need to add any adhesives; the wood pellets can be burnt more environmentally friendly.
Pellets are renewable resources, so they offer a much greener solution than burning non-renewable fuels like coal or gas. Burning biofuels is carbon-neutral means which would not increase greenhouse gas effects compared with fossil fuels. Some experts believe that use of pellet stoves results in the elimination of 75 percent of carbon emissions that would be caused by fossil fuel heating.

4. Saving Money

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Make pellets from readily reachable sources like wood scraps, leaves, grass clippings and yard waste, and you will make your house clean and get warmth at cold winter!
a. More expensive to buy pellets: Due to the drive of the concept of environmental protection, People all over the world are trying their best to save energy and pellets is becoming increasingly popular in our daily life.With the growth of the people demand for wood pellets, the price of wood pellets also wins a rapidly increasing.
b. Low heating running costs: Compared with oil, gas, electric heating, it can save 40% - 50% of running costs. Pellets is a highly efficient saving energy and environmental protection heat. If you're using gas, propane or oil to heat your home, the utility bills can be staggering. Even worse, they fluctuate, and they can skyrocket unpredictably.
c. No transportation costs: Making pellet at home free from transportation costs.

5. Convenient to Use

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a. Easy to store and use : You'll have a steady source of pellets as needed. you can make pellets easily and freely whenever and wherever you are and also store them in less space than other biomass fuels. You can make pellets for your own use or sell them to your neighbors.
b. Convenient to burn: With a pellet stove you don’t have to handle firewood. Even though it needs to take your some time, it’s more convenient than dealing with firewood.
c. Adjustable pellets: The size of pellets can be adjusted according to the situation to meet the requirements.

6. Wide Application

Biomass like agricultural residues or wood wastes is clean-burning, renewable and recycling source. It can be applied widely.

a. Making biomass into fuel pellets as home heating source: fuel pellets are suitable energy source which can be used for home heating in pellet stove.
b. Making grain into pellets as animal feed: grain made into pellets are suitable to feed livestock, poultry, ruminants, aquatics, etc. With the material mixed, the pellets are are with balanced nutritions and they are easy to digest.
c. Making pellets as animal bedding: you may make biomass materials into bedding pellets designed to meet the needs of equine, livestock, pets, etc. It is an ideal choice for individual farmers, grain feed factory, livestock farm, poultry farm, etc.

you can not only save money owing to your own pellets, but do something for the environment as well. While you need sources for home heating or cooking, you don't have to store large stacks of chopped wood. keep plenty of wood pellets on hand so that you won't feel cold on a chilly night due to the lack of fuel; and your animals can get enough nurishing feed at any time.

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