If you love to reuse or upcycle things to help the environment, or if you are into repurposing materials that were already left out of the house, you probably have heard of pallets.
If you ask them, many companies will happily give you the pallets for free (or for a meager cost).
Many distribution centers offer delivery services, which can further reduce the cost of acquiring pallets.
You can often find recycled pallets for as little as $5 each, making them an affordable option for businesses and homeowners.
You can usually find these pallets near the dumpsters or the back of the parking lot. Just be sure to ask permission before taking them.
Just be sure to check the condition of the pallets before you take them, as some may be in better shape than others.