Session 3 Workshops: Wednesday morning
Going beyond the 3 R’s to reduce on-farm waste We’ve all heard of the 3 R’s - reduce, recycle and reuse - but what are the 6 R’s? And how do we implement them on-farm? Trish Rankin - 2019 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year, teacher and dairy farmer Trish is a dairy farmer who sharemilks with her husband Glen, a primary school teacher at Opunake Primary for three terms (he has the third term off for calving). She is a mother to four busy sporty boys, a Dairy Environment Leader, and a DairyNZ Climate Change Ambassador, amongst other things. What are the key objectives of the workshop? • Find out how to reduce waste on-farm and across the whole agricultural sector. • Recycling is number six on the decision-making triangle – there are lots of other aspects. You will find out more about reducing, refusing, swapping out for something re-usable, and re-purposing. What will you take away from this session?
• Learn about the many ways to reduce waste on-farm. • Simple and easy steps to be able to reduce waste on-farm. • Learn to make better decisions around consumption. • Greater awareness of our carbon footprint. Who should attend this workshop? This workshop is aimed at everybody who wants to reduce their waste.
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