London Man Lives in a Dumpster to Fight High Living Costs
think outside the box: to find creative, unusual, or new solutions to problems.
Meet Harrison, a 28-year-old artist who lives in a dumpster. With the high cost of living in London, he need to think outside the box. He decided to turn a dumpster into his home, creating a unique living space and an art project at the same time.
Harrison spent £4,000 and three weeks building his dumpster home. It has everything he needs: a small fridge, a portable cooker, and a cozy sleeping area. He even found a charity called that let him place his dumpster on their land for free. Harrison pays only £50/month for the dumpster.
Living in a dumpster might seem strange, but it’s a clever way to save money. He says it’s also “a protest about the rising cost of living rental crisis and how absurd the situation has become.”
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