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Oliver Bishop Young has been converting dumpsters in the UK into more interesting things like a ping pong table, a marsh, and my favorite, this swimming pool. (Thanks, Matt!)

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Dumpster hot tub

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • TX

    ..gives a whole new meaning to “dumpster diving”..

  • craig

    Ok, now I understand why the European standard for chlorine is upwards of 10 PPM.

  • Pool Remodeling LA

    This is a very creative idea. I know of hot tubs transformed into ponds but a dumpster into a pool? This is a new idea.

  • Mary Parker

    Good dumpster swimming pool.

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