The following is an excerpt from Making It! Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen (Rodale, 2011). The excerpt is from Section 5: Infrastructure.
Composting is the ultimate form of recycling, so shouldn’t the container used for composting also be made from reclaimed materials? One of the most ubiquitous castoffs in our cities is the humble wooden pallet. It takes just a few minutes to hook together a few pallets to make a phenomenal compost bin.