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Making a Wood Pallet Compost Bin

Category Composting
Pallets are often available for free and can be used for many wood building projects. This is a guide about making a wood pallet compost bin.


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June 29, 2011

Compost bins are very expensive and do not hold much, so picked up some free pallets and made one myself. I spent less then $10 on materials (3 hinges and a door handle), and I put the sides together with zip ties!

By Tracey from Santa Rosa Beach, FL


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November 8, 20140 found this helpful
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Yes, Tracy failed to mention the hooks, the blocks (Home Depot and Lowes recognizes them as concrete blocks, not cinder blocks, and the wire (shown is 1/2 .in hardware cloth, not chicken wire).

Still, I see it as a very low cost, serviceable little unit and Tracy deserves honorable mention for the effort.

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September 24, 20120 found this helpful

It looks like there is a little more here. There is chicken wire, hooks and cinder block.

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