hardware cloth

noun
galvanized steel wire screen with a mesh usually between 0.25 and 0.5 inches (0.64 and 1.27 cm), used for coarse sieves, animal cages, and the like.
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Use a staple gun to staple the hardware cloth to one side of the frame,
  starting with the four corners.
If you prefer to enclose your pile in a bin, construct a simple homemade
  structure with wood framing, hardware cloth and hinges.
Cut lengths of hardware cloth to fit inside the bed.
If using hardware cloth, trim or file each wire along the cut edge to ensure
  safer handling when opening and closing the bin.
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