How do you stay warm in the winter? Have you ever considered a pellet stove? Pellet stoves use a lot of different materials for fuel. Saw dust, food waste and wood shavings can be compressed into pellets for burning, so it is a very good use of natural resources. The pellets also cause less ashes than burning other materials, which saves you a lot of effort cleaning out your heater. Since the pellets are very compact and packed in bags, this saves a lot of space both in transportation and storage.
Pellet stoves do however rely on a supply of electricity for function, so if your power goes out, you need to have a backup plan. If you don’t have reliable power, a generator would be a wise investment.
The heat from a pellet stove mostly radiates from the front, which means it doesn’t need as much clearance as other burners.