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A Hotel Made from Trash

By Trish Broome |
A Roman hotel makes a statement about trash found on European beaches!

A Roman hotel makes a statement about trash found on European beaches!


Images: coronasavethebeach.org

We’ve all heard of trashy hotels, but there’s one hotel in Rome that is the hands-down trashiest of them all.  Why?  Because it’s literally made from trash.  It’s called the “Corona Save the Beach Hotel,” and it was designed by German artist HA Shult. He designed it to be part of Corona beer’s Save the Beach campaign, a movement that hopes to raise awareness about the amount of trash that washes up on European shores.

On the Save the Beach website Shult says, “The philosophy of this hotel is to expose the damage we are causing to the sea and the coastline.  We live in the era of trash and we are running the risk of becoming trash ourselves. Do we really want this world?”  The hotel is made from 12 tons of trash that was found on over 24 European beaches.

Here’s a video showing how the hotel was constructed:

The hotel opened its doors to the public on June 5, and since then it has become an international “trashy” sensation. Supermodel Helena Christensen, who is the ambassador for the Save the Beach campaign, even likes the hotel!





So what do you think? A good idea, or is it just rubbish?

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