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Greg Kloehn enjoys Dumpster living in Brooklyn

Greg Kloehn sits on the

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) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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)

Greg Kloehn sits on the
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Getty Images

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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