Decorative Dumpster Day: #1 Dumpster Bienniel


Today is Decorative Dumpster Day—a day to examine the sometimes elaborate containers we use to store our waste—hosted by Olympia Dumpster Divers, Visible Trash and

Other participating blogs this year include Brooklyn Spaces, unconsumption, Lady Bug Circus, La Joie de Vivre, Beth Evans-Ramos, and Art for Housewives. Check them out!


There are just too many decorative dumpsters to contain to a single post, so is celebrating #DDD2011 in a couple installments. #1 is The Dumpster Biennale, an exhibition of customized wooden dumpsters in Australia. The show was part of the Street Dreams Urban Art Festival not this year, but last.

Dumpster Biennale

The dumpsters were little. And adorable. And a perfect fit for #DDD201. Check out this collection of photos on Facebook, and these images here on Flickr via witness 1.

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4 Responses to “Decorative Dumpster Day: #1 Dumpster Bienniel”

  1. Olympia Dumpster Divers » Blog Archive » Decorative Dumpster Day 2011 Says:

    […] participating in Decorative Dumpster Day ‘11, including our dumpster lovin’ friends at Everyday Trash, The Visible Trash Society, Lady Bug Circus, La Joie de Vivre, Beth Evans-Ramos, and Art for […]

  2. Decorative Dumpster Day Roundup « everydaytrash Says:

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  3. Beth Evans-Ramos Says:

    I really had no idea decorated dumpsters could be so visually entertaining. The Australian show had some real gems!

  4. spss free download Says:

    I really, sorta understand the hoarding thing. Seeing the potential use in things is a gift and a curse. Although I can’t abide with keeping true icky things. After a giant downsize and move, I have my accumulations somewhat under control. Now the challenge is maintaining!

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