Pallet

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How to tell if a pallet is safe to re-use

Understanding pallet construction and materials for DIY proj
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 5:18 PM

When working with used pallets, it is important to determine how they were manufactured and built to avoid the toxins used in chemically treating the wood of the pallet.  Here is a great summary of some of the things to look for when picking up free pallets for your next DIY project. 

http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/how-to-tell-if-your-pallet-is-safe-to-reuse-pallet-safety-info.html

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Building a Pallet Compost Bin

Learn how to build a sturdy and functional compost bin using
Monday, June 18, 2012, 4:49 PM

Learn how to build a great outdoor compost bin using recycled pallets.  Pallets can often be obtained for free by people who ask around, and they make a great starting material for small projects. Plus, by using pallets as building materials, you keep them out of the landfill and reduce the overall waste stream of your community. 

http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Compost-Bin/ » Read more