Make homemade composter with wooden pallets

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Going green and creating your own compost bin is not a task as complicated as you think. All these biological remains that we have at home can be easily recycled by composting. You need at least four pallets to build this compost bin, if you also want to build a floor for the bin we need another pallet. Depending on the size that you want to give to the composter, you may use more or less pallets.

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To join all these pieces that composes the bin, you can use some wire if you want to follow the easy way, or you can use some metal brackets to build a more structurally solid composter. If you want to give more stability to the construction, you can also put a stake of the height of the bin on each corner, drive them to the floor, and also attach them to the box with wires.

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To build the door you’ll need 2 hinges, fix the door a couple of inches above the ground to allow it to open and facilitate the ventilation. We will fix the pallet as is shown in the photo and we’ll a small door. This will help us to empty the composter.

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If you live in a humid clima all the construction process will be finished in the previous point, instead if your clima is not humid I recommend you to add an inner plastic and put it as in the photo. Humidity is essential to facilitate the decomposition of the organic matter, the plastic contains the humidity and facilitates this decomposition, especially if the area where you live is not very humid. Water regularly the organic matter can also facilitate the decomposition.

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Do you like this DIY pallet composter? Do you want to look for more DIY pallet furniture?