Table 2.4: WASTE TRANSPORTED TO THILAFUSHI FROM MALE' , 2004-2011, (in tons)
 
Type of waste 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total 106,707 99,071              100,298              110,281              109,400              111,955              134,722              123,549              102,034              126,991
Industrial 41,084 37,517                33,055                38,901                43,648                40,179                52,791                47,881                28,591                55,484
Construction debris 36,160 34,450                28,390                34,160                40,070                32,702                50,600                45,210                23,900                48,992
Scrap Iron 1,356 662                      789                      438                      726                   1,193                        70                        22                           8                        39
Oil & Fuel 192 282                        78                          -                            -                            -                            -                            -                            -                            -  
Saw Dust 2,724 1,502                   3,078                      246                      662                   2,522  na                       479                      257                      804
Wood 652 621                      720                   4,057                   2,190                   3,762                   2,121                   2,170                   4,426                   5,650
Domestic 65,623 61,554                67,243                71,380                65,752                71,776                81,931                75,668                73,443                71,507
Non-organic 36,253 28,233                42,651                53,060                34,853                41,097                46,788                39,249                34,524                31,724
Organic 29,197 33,033                24,240                18,176                30,366                30,583                34,482                35,609                38,472                39,179
Plastic 38 48                      222                      119                      533                        75                      640                      412                      413                      217
Glass 135 240                      130                        25                          -                          21                        21                      398                        34                      387
Source: Waste Management Section / Malé City Council