Table 2.5: WASTE TRANSPORTED TO THILAFUSHI FROM MALE' , 2003-2008, (in tons)
Type of waste 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total 106,707 99,071              103,548              100,298              110,281              109,400              111,955              134,722
Industrial 41,084 37,517                42,944                33,055                38,901                43,648                40,179                52,791
Construction debris 36,160 34,450                38,880                28,390                34,160                40,070                32,702                50,600
Scrap Iron 1,356 662                   1,062                      789                      438                      726                   1,193                        70
Oil & Fuel 192 282                           4                        78                          -                            -                            -                            -  
Saw Dust 2,724 1,502                   2,354                   3,078                      246                      662                   2,522  na 
Wood 652 621                      645                      720                   4,057                   2,190                   3,762                   2,121
Domestic 65,623 61,554                60,604                67,243                71,380                65,752                71,776                81,931
Non-organic 36,253 28,233                31,703                42,651                53,060                34,853                41,097                46,788
Organic 29,197 33,033                28,679                24,240                18,176                30,366                30,583                34,482
Plastic 38 48                           7                      222                      119                      533                        75                      640
Glass 135 240                      215                      130                        25                          -                          21                        21
Source: Waste Management Section / Malé Municipality