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Sustainability & Community Based Initiatives at Rockholm

Rockholm at the Lighthouse beach is an Ayurveda & Yoga centric beach retreat grounded in the ethos of green living and equal opportunities for the resident community at large in Kovalam. We foster an inclusive way of life and nurture our environment responsibly. While we are still in our infancy to achieve an ecologically responsible business model, we aspire to be early change makers and pave way for a healthy eco system that rightfully belongs to our current and future generations. Each of our purposeful, primary efforts are dedicated towards achieving this vision by being conscious change makers in the global community.

Our Core Sustainable business practices and initiatives include

  1. A focused collaboration with our supplier chain and business associates to innovate and minimize the impact on the environment by conserving natural resources, minimizing waste and pollution in addition to monitoring and measuring key environmental factors.
  2. An increased level of commitment amongst our stake holders -our employees, guests and the local community through education workshops, awareness and active implementation.
  3. An in house Kitchen Waste Water Treatment facility
  4. Bio gas plant providing cooking gas to the entire Ayurveda Centre
  5. Rain water harvesting
  6. Hands on practical training on sustainable practices to enhance employee awareness and understanding
  7. Plastic free hotel, we use glass bottled waters across our guest areas
  8. An effort to decrease the carbon foot print, our chefs source local and seasonal produce directly from framers and local markets
  9. We collect Ayurvedic oil waste at source and sell it to local agencies who then recycle the oil
  10. Daily beach cleaning with designated dustbins
  11. Lush tree and foliage cover to improve the quality of oxygen
  12. Employment of women from the neighborhood for gardening and utility work
  13. Maximum use of CFL lighting
  14. Paper bags available for guest take aways at the restaurant and reception
  15. Environmentally friendly guest activities including bicycles, volunteering, art, gardening etc.
  16. Full compliance with the Kerala Pollution Control Board on all environmental parameters