Building a Pallet-able Compost Bin


| 10/30/2019 3:07:00 PM


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Photo by Amanda Kim Stairrett

Composting in the office often seems like a far-off dream, but here at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS headquarters, we’ve found an office-friendly solution: a repurposed trash can for the collection bin and a compost bin built from pallets. (Find the tutorial to build the bin here.) Now, we’re adding a second chamber to the compost bin, since we’ve been so successful with our composting endeavors.

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Our compost collection bin doesn’t take up much space in the breakroom. Photo by Amanda Kim Stairrett

As you might suspect, adding on a second chamber is merely a matter of attaching three pallets to the original compost bin.

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Photo by Amanda Kim Stairrett



The pallets are attached to the preexisting structure and screwed into place. That’s it!

Quail Lady
11/4/2019 6:44:17 PM

Thanks for showing ways we can all compost at work.T Millennial in the black shirt doesn’t look like he’s actually contributing. Are these photos staged?






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