There are countless DIY projects that you can do with pallets. One is to repurpose them as garden planters. However, you must be cautious when picking which pallets to use.
Although they’re easy to find, and most of the time, you can get them for free, remember these are usually treated with toxic chemicals. Those that were used to transport food have probably become breeding grounds for bacterial growth. So don’t use pallets coming from grocery shops. It’s also imperative to clean the pallets well before using. Here are more tips from Charlies Pine and Oak.