Omg I want to do this. There's a pallet outside of a nearby store that's been sitting there for weeks.
Great idea if your cans are in public spaces... spring project!
STEPS | Out-the-door Box Storage | I SPY DIY
This is the perfect place to put a pull out bed! I always look at those beds and thing they're impractical because it's too hard to leave all of the open floorspace needed for one but I'd happily do it for this library/reading space.