CLEANSTONE: Sustainability meets natural stone industry. Development of guidelines for process optimisation and quality assurance

Associated persons Lisa Wolf, Tobias Köstl, Lukas Köstenberger
Clients Interreg programme IT-AT
Regions Austria, Italy
Year 2019

The aim of CLEANSTONE is to improve environmental protection and resource efficiency in the stone industry. E.C.O. is significantly involved in the development of guidelines for the definition of criteria for the assessment of environmental impacts as well as for the quality assurance of innovative processes, which enable an optimized recovery of usable secondary raw materials from slurries and quarry plates of various stone types were delivered.With the L.B.I. (Long-Term Biodiversity Index) E.C.O. tests and promotes sustainable development within several quarries in Italy and Austria.