The main results of the SARMa project will be:

  1. To raise the awareness of stakeholders through relevant activities (for details see the Event Summary, the Upcoming Events and the Completed Events). This includes:
    • the organization of 13 regional and national capacity building workshops for stakeholders in all participating countries
    • the organization of 6 transnational capacity building events for stakeholders
  2. To develop a number of manuals and guidelines for relevant stakeholders such as (a) industry; (b) local, regional and national authorities, EU level; and (c) the local communities. These include: 
    • a manual for stakeholderĒs decision making at local level: How to achieve aggregates resource efficiency in local communities: environmental footprints, recycling and illegal quarrying
    • an action plan for the social license to quarry
    • guidelines for using the Life Cycle Assessment methodology within the SARMa Project – Definition of a methodology for the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of natural and recycled aggregates
    • a manual on construction and demolition waste management
    • a manual on sustainable aggregates resource management (SARM) and supply mix (SSM) at regional, national and transnational level
  3. To set the ground for a regional centre for sustainable aggregates supply. This includes:
    • a feasibility study for the Regional Centre on SARM and SSM
    • a joint action plan for the establishment of the Regional Centre on SARM and SSM