Are Wood Pallets Safe To Re-Use? DIY Pallet Furniture Warnings



How To Tell If A Pallet Is Safe For Reuse ?

With an estimated 2 billion pallets being used every day, and many more sitting around, no wonder so many projects have been done using pallets. Here we present you 1001 ways to recycle, upcycle, reuse or repurpose pallets ! But many of you have questions about pallet’s safety.

We tried to summarize the information we found. The first issue is what has spilled on the pallet ! Be careful about oily pallets or the one that have clearly had something spilled on them.

For the clean ones here is what we can tell you :

What To Do If There Is No Stamp Or Mark On The Pallet?

It means that it’s a “national pallet” that is used for domestic transport (wherever you are located) ! Most of them are not treated with chemicals, so can be totally safe. But you may still be careful. I know people who use these pallets safely but it’s better if you can trace where they come from.

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