Recycling and crafting with pallets has be come very popular in recent years but the truth is most people only acquire free pallets by accident. In this article I’ll tell you where to find free pallets in your area. Be sure to read the whole article because at the end I’ll also show you how to tell if your pallets are safe for use.
Places to look
Here are a few places you can look to find free pallets.
FaceBook Marketplace – Marketplace is a great place to find free pallets. Just go into your Facebook app on your phone or go to Facebook.com on your PC and click on Marketplace. Once in you’ll see a bunch of postings for items for sale in your area. Do a quick search for pallets and you’re bound to get some good leads.
Craigslist – Craigslist is treasure trove for finding used or free items. Similar to Facebook just navigate to Craigslist using an app or on your PC once there you can search for pallets. You can even create saved searched that will email you anytime your searches find new postings.
Industrial parks – If you know of an industrial park in your area, take a drive through and see if any of the businesses have pallets laying around. Companies that do a lot of shipping and receiving of large or heavy items are best. Large stores or Malls may also have excess pallets laying around
What are you waiting for? Get started now.
This should be enough information to get you started. I guarantee the more you start looking the more pallets you will find.
One last thing. Be sure to also check the safety of your pallets to ensure they are not treated with poisonous chemicals. Click here to know what to look for.