What can you do with pallets? They are not the highest quality wood you’ll ever find, but why not give them a new life? Some companies pay to get rid of their wooden pallets and I think they will be happy for you to take them for no charge. If you are a friend of the environment and you don’t look for sophisticated pieces of furniture, you’ll find in our gallery 15 ideas of how to recycle wooden pallets wisely. Some of these projects may not be appropriate for certain climates. If you are thinking of using wood obtained from pallets for an outside project, be sure to treat the wood first to protect it from the elements.