Ukulhas(Dhivehi: އުކުޅަސް) is one of the inhabited islands of Alif Alif Atoll, a uniquely featured island of the Maldives. Ukulhas is an environmental friendly island, famed for its cleanliness and well maintained waste management system. It is the first ever systematically waste managed Island in the Maldives. For providing outstanding services to protect and preserve the environment Ukulhas achieved the ‘Green Leaf Award’ in the year 2014. Ukulhas conducts several cleaning and planting programs each year. In addition Ukulhas organizes several awareness programs on waste management, marine ecosystems and biodiversity. Thus Ukulhas is recognized as an environmental role model island in the Rep of Maldives.