Bonfire 101: Don’t Burn Pallets

It’s the perfect time of year for a beach bonfire, so here’s a tip to help reduce bonfire litter on Humboldt beaches. Pallets are a cheap alternative to firewood, but they leave behind hundreds of nails buried in the sand. If you want to burn a pallet, make sure to remove all nails first! The NEC has magnet sticks that are great for finding nails buried in the sand. Next time you plan for a beach cleanup, you can check one out for free from our Cleanup Supply Lending Library www.yournec.org/lendinglibrary