The most common waste product in the United States are pallets. According to the Department of Wood Science and Forest Products at Virginia Tech University, more than 40% of hardwood harvested in this country is used in making pallets. Because many companies throw pallets away, they make a lot of waste. If we add wooden crates, usually used for wine transport and bread, we have a serious problem. However, there are certain things you can do. Pallets and wooden containers have many purposes. Basically, they are wooden boards, so they have many applications.
• If you want to make an outdoor sofa, all you need are pallets and cushions. It is easy to modify and repaint a pallet, so there are many possibilities. Even better is a fact that you need only several minutes to make this. But, your family and friends will like it.
• Outdoor table is another thing you can make from pallets and wooden containers. But, you must find table legs. After that, the procedure is simple.
• Flower box is a simple item, so you can make one in 2 minutes. You can choose its shape and size. If you have big plants, your flower box should be big. If you have small plants, your flower box can be small. This is a great addition to your small apartment or home.
• You can make storage space as well. Basically, you can use the same techniques as in the flower box making, but you must make the storage space bigger. Also, you can make it especially for the space where you want to place it.