Gallery: Dumpster Gardens: Artist Michael Bernstein’s Transformed Trash...

Artist Michael Bernstein was finding new uses for the city’s disused dumpsters long before the dumpster pool craze. His Ten Yards project turned one of these trash receptacles into a beautiful and portable garden for the Sculpture Center in Long Island City back in 2001. With the prototype under his belt, Bernstein forsees the Ten Yards project as a way to bring movable green space to New York City, as well as urban centers around the world.

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