Waste Management Corporation Limited (WAMCO) was initially formed in 2009, and later revived in September 2015 with a mandate to provide a sustainable waste management solution throughout the country.
On January 1st 2016, the corporation officially started operations by taking over the waste management function for Malé Region. This includes the daily transfer of waste from Malé to Thilafushi, the waste management of Villimalé, and the disposal of waste at Thilafushi landfill area.
To be a leader in delivering innovative waste management solutions.
To establish an integrated system and maximize value by efficiently and effectively managing the country’s waste resource in an environmentally, socially and economically responsible manner.
Hassan Raheef Ahmend
Service Development: Build state-of-art facilities to deliver collection, transfer and disposal treatment. Institutional Capacity Development: Strengthen the institution by acquiring the skills, expertise and cultivate the system. Economic Viability: Sustainability of the operation by developing new business ventures and operational efficiency. Stakeholder Engagement: Partner and participate in educating and communicating the role and responsibilities.
Be innovative and use high end modern technology. Application of an integrated and holistic approach. Enhance promotion, education and outreach. A comprehensive approach to waste reduction, reuse and recycle.
Become a proactive, progressive environmental leader; Provide accessible and efficient services; Be fiscally responsible; Be forthcoming and approachable; Be open, transparent and community-centered; Be inclusive and consultative; Have the highest standards of professionalism; Be fair and offer a level playing field; and Be a good neighbor, respectful of role as a corporate citizen.
Reduce the regional solid waste stream in accordance with the hierarchy of waste management — Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recovery (energy) and Residual Management; Collaborate with local councils and government institutions in the planning, management and execution of services; Set realistic and achievable goals; View waste as a resource.