New Yorkers will put green space anywhere they can?rooftops, waterfronts, abandoned railways. So why not dumpsters? Artist Michael Bernstein thinks the trash bins would make the perfect mobile green space, and he created a prototype long before people were reusing dumpsters for things like swimming pools. "If you live in an urban place with no trees, you can get one of these delivered to your house," Bernstein told the Atlantic. "It's like a portable forest." One kink in his plan: who will tote them around? "I do not think the city is interested in having these green spaces shipped around. It's more of an allegorical thing, a comment on lack of green space."
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