Gallery: Recycled Suitcases Used To Furnish Shanghai’s URBN Hotel

 
Situated in a renovated warehouse in Shanghai, URBN Hotel is China's first carbon neutral hotel. The beautiful space showcases a variety of recycled materials (like suitcases!) and other locally sourced materials in its design and decoration. Thanks to its strong focus on energy efficiency, carbon neutrality, and environmental education for employees and guests, the hotel has since garnered a number of travel awards -- and it plans on lowering its environmental impact even further with additional sustainable strategies like solar power and grey water recycling.

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