From Trash Bin Pools to Upcycled Steampunk Sculptures

 - Sep 21, 2012
These unexpected dumpster concepts put new artistic, fashionable and often entertaining twists on garbage receptacles. While the metal boxes may be sites for maggots and food decay, urban planners and designers have breathed new life into the objects, making them more approachable and appropriate for modern society.

Trash bin pools and upcycled steampunk sculptures have come to dominate city streets and museum walls. The concepts are unexpected, enticing viewers to find out more about the ideas that lay behind the enterprises.

Among the more common considerations is the need for green metropolitan spaces. These dumpsters are typically transient, enabling municipal decision-makers to have them picked up and moved with ease to neighborhoods that may be in need of some sprucing up.