This "Trash Cube", designed by Nicolas Le Moigne, uses leftover roofing material to make up its shape. When workers throw scrap fiber cement away, they toss it into a cube-shaped mold to form the seat. Recycling is useful.
Artist Faith Pearson took empty ink cartridges and used them as the building blocks for these wonderfully demented scenes from Star Trek, Godzilla, and King Kong. It's incredible how futuristic our 21st century garbage can appear.