Many people in Orange County go hungry. It’s just an unfortunate fact of life. However, what’s even more unfortunate is that an excessive amount of food goes to waste while all these people go hungry. Many restaurants and grocery stores simply throw away their food when it gets close to expiration when there are so …

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Shipping containers are typically used to ship items across oceans. However, they are now commonly being used for shelter as well. Many communities are accepting the idea of utilizing shipping containers as homes. For one community in Oregon City, Oregon (just about a half-hour outside of Portland), three homes made out of shipping containers are …

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Containerwerk, a building startup, is turning old shipping containers into 21 micro-apartments. These micro-apartments will be available to visitors of the town of Wertheim, Germany. The apartments are called “My Home,” and each apartment is built out of a retired storage container. The containers are situated in groups of 3 and a layer of timber …

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Not everyone gets a second chance after going to prison. However, for Hayden Lee Jessop, that second chance was a possibility. He’s now using his second chance to benefit others. He now makes homes for homeless drug addicts out of old shipping containers.  Hayden Lee Jessop Hayden Lee Jessop is a father of two. He …

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Las Vegas welcomed a new kind of housing village  – where the houses are made out of abandoned shipping containers. Re-purposing the containers provides affordable homes for the veterans as well as a sense of community.  The repurposed storage containers are located in Share Village, better known as Veterans Village. Arnold Stalk, the founder, says …

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