Integrated Resource Management
Waste can be turned into a resource that's both financially viable
and environmentally sustainable, which needs to be planned for using a comprehensive business case which we call Integrated Resource Management or "IRM":
- For business it reduces cost and risk, thus adding to the
- For communities, IRM is better for the environment and
better for taxpayers.
IRM was reviewed by Dr. Charles McNeill, Manager of the United Nations Development
Programme's Environmental Program Team, who concluded:
"I conclude that this IRM plan is conceptually sound and
on the right track, and if implemented it would likely provide a
model of great value to countless municipalities throughout the
Gothenburg, Sweden implemented IRM. See the
short interview with Mr Kaj Anderson, Manager of Gothenburg's combined
water and waste management division explaining how they did this.
Gothenburg subsequently implemented an Advanced Gasification system
using a fluidized bed reactor. For more detail see the
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