strategy

Reclaiming land with solid waste

Synonyms:
Using landfill of wastes for land reclamation
Implementation:
In the Republic of the Maldives, a landfill site has been constructed on an isolated island of Thila Fushi, about 9 km from the main island of Male. Land has been reclaimed by solid waste landfilling in the northeastern corner of Thila Fushi. The waste is transported by trucks on a barge.
Problems:
Land reclamation
Values:
Land
Wastage
Subjects:
Land type/use
Waste
Resource utilization
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies