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Property Audit Overview

There are 0 properties currently listed in Alleppey . At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Bamboostix Island Resort has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.

To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Bamboostix Island Resort completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Bamboostix Island Resort employs 17 eco-initiatives.

For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Bamboostix Island Resort please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.

Property Owner's Statement of Environmental Initiatives
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Alleppey , IN

Bamboostix is an island resort for backpackers built to provide a friendly, low-cost accommodation option with ambience for backpackers wanting to travel to Kerala India. Located on a wind-swept island in Alleppey, the property has an idyllic setting and provides serenity and a relaxed atmosphere for those wanting to experience the soul of Gods Own Country.

Our vision was to build something with natural materials that blends into the unique environment of big open spaces comprising paddy fields, coconut trees and a really big lake. The design for this resort incorporates bamboo as the chief building material. The floors, ceilings, walls and most of the furniture have been made entirely out of bamboo.

Instead of a raft foundation that would be concrete-heavy we dug in 4.5m of coconut tree trunks in to the ground. Extensive use of coconut logs was made in constructing the foundation.

The views get better with height and we wanted to maximise this so we chose a flat roof structure that would double up as recreational space. The moving (live) weight added to the structural requirement, and all the columns and beams were built with concrete, metal and bricks. For the rest – walls, floors, ceilings we used bamboo. Because it would be exposed to harsh sun, rain and pests in a farm environment we had to give it the right treatment.

We tap water for showers and toilets from the aquifers 40 metres below ground level and all sewage is treated in an on-site treatment system


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