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URBN Hotel

Top 10 Eco-Resorts Worldwide

A guest room at URBN Hotel in Shanghai, China


URBN Hotel

Notorious for its crimes against the environment, China is also a place where eco movers and shakers are making great strides. Case in point: URBN Hotel Shanghai, the country's first carbon-neutral hotel. This boutique property is not only chic and sleek, it's good for the planet. Located near the historic French Concession, it was developed from a renovated factory warehouse and incorporates locally sourced and recycled materials. Every guest room features an air purification system, beds are made from natural materials including cactus fiber and seaweed, cleaning products are organic, and energy-efficient cooling and heating systems have been installed. This holistic approach extends beyond the local area with participation in the Million Tree Project, which plants trees in Mongolia to offset carbon emissions.

Plan your eco-friendly vacation at the URBN Hotel official website


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