Dance Yourself Happy - exercise in disguise.
Thursday. 8:00pm - 9:00pm
All Saints' Community Centre, 30 Cook Street, Howick
We dim the lights, pump up the volume, and dance for 60 minutes.
Our music guru Mari Pettersson adds songs, both old and new, but she's also shaken up the entire list to reflect our evolving taste as well as the durability of some songs over others.
Aucklanders seem to be embracing re-cyling instead of dumping their rubbish, according to figures released by Auckland Council.
The city slickers are keeping more than 1500 tonnes of materials out of landfill each year by using the inorganic collections service.
More than 150 community groups have registered to benefit from these items which include electronics, whiteware and furniture.
Aucklanders are also dropping off 5200 tonnes of unwanted items at community recycling centres.
Auckland Councillor Richard Hills said using the on-property collection service had kept more than 7417 tonnes - the combined weight of 49 blue whales_ out of landfill and given those items a second life.
Before the booked inorganic service rolled out, people were leaving the materials on the kerbside to be picked up as rubbish, he said.
"Aucklanders were sending all of those items to landfill this way each year; nothing was recycled."
Do you recycle your rubbish?
Do you prefer to book the inorganic collection or drop your goods off at recycling centres?
Have you seen any evidence of rubbish dumping in streets around your neighbourhood?
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