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Greg Kloehn sits on the (Credit: Getty Images)

Greg Kloehn sits on the "doorstep" of the "home" he made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Greg Kloehn enjoys Dumpster living in Brooklyn

Greg Kloehn made a home out a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn.

Greg Kloehn demonstrates lying inside the
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Greg Kloehn demonstrates lying inside the "home" he made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new trash bin for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it, including a sink, propane stove and microwave. Under the seat cushions is storage space. The metal roof lifts via a crank system to reveal two windows. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Interior of the
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Interior of the "home" that Greg Kloehn made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Greg Kloehn shows off a toilet in the
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Greg Kloehn shows off a toilet in the "home" he made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

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Greg Kloehn sits on the
(Credit: Getty Images)

Greg Kloehn sits on the "doorstep" of the "home" he made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Greg Kloehn shows off storage space for an
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Greg Kloehn shows off storage space for an ice chest and food in the "home" he made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

An outdoor shower on the
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An outdoor shower on the "home" Greg Kloehn made from a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Greg Kloehn made a home out a trash
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Greg Kloehn made a home out a trash Dumpster in New York. He bought a new Dumpster for $1,000 and slowly created a living space inside and outside of it. The Dumpster sits in the yard of a former foundry now used for an art gallery and event space in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn.

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