Truth Frequency Radio
Sep 07, 2014

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(N.Morgan) I was very impressed with the concept of using recycled pallets, to build an off the grid house for only $500 bucks!!. At first, I thought it would be ugly and boxy, but as you can see from the pictures below, it is rather charming and dare I say, quaint? For the price and if you are in a hurry, this set up could be for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Reclaimed pallets can be used for constructing shelters, cabins, and homes. Building a pallet house from reclaimed pallets is an inexpensive way to build your off grid home or cabin. Get out there, get some pallets, build something!

 

 

 

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The inspiration for the Pallet House Project came from the fact that 84% of the world’s refugees could be housed with a year’s supply of recycled American pallets. With one and a half year of pallet production in the US alone, 33 million refugees can live in a Pallet House. Nearly 21 million pallets end in landfills each year which can house over 40,000 refugees.

 

 

 

Pallets are specifically designed for transport and delivery – so cost is negligible when carrying shipments of food, medicine and other types of aid to refugees. A 250 square foot ‘Pallet House’ requires 100 recycled pallets nailed and lifted into place by 4-5 people using hand tools in under a week.

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