Turning Dumpsters Into Public Spaces And Material Transfer Stations

Turning Dumpsters Into Public Spaces And Material Transfer Stations
Design
Dan Gould
  • 21 july 2008

Oliver Bishop-Young, a graduate of Goldsmiths University recently presented two projects using skips (or dumpsters). The first project is a website called Skipwaste,  that lists the location and contents of skips. Users can browse for materials they need on a map based interface, sorting by categories such as furniture, wood, metal and textiles. Great way to reuse on a P2P level, saving valuable materials from the dump.

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