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Demand grows for pools made from shipping containers

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Demand for swimming pools made from recycled cargo containers is on the rise, Axios reports.

The pools represent one way shipping containers are being recycled. With cargo backups at sea, many shipping containers only make one-way trips to North America from Asia.

A modular cargo pool can cost about $60,000 for an 8-by-40-foot model, which is often less expensive than an equivalent in-ground pool. The pools are lowered by crane into a customer's yard, and they require gas, electricity and water.

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