Professor Dumpster at Urban Co-Lab during Startup Week Austin 2015. According to the Washington Post…

Professor Dumpster at Urban Co-Lab during Startup Week Austin 2015. According to the Washington Post "Until he vacated it last month, Jeff Wilson, PhD — an associate professor of biological sciences at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin — spent an entire year living in a converted trash receptacle on the historically black college campus.

On its face, turning the 33-square-foot space into a livable home — complete with an AC unit, a weather station, a mailbox, and a false-floor basement to store cooking equipment and clothes — was a bold exercise in sustainability that demonstrated a person’s ability to comfortably exist in a space 1 percent the size of the average American household."

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