Let me introduce myself. I am a full-time working mum of 2 boys and a freshly published novelist of The Ninth Cross by my pen name J. Karst. Every single day I also try to do the little bit I can in saving the environment for future generations.

     I joined this scheme and created an account linked to a Charity called Canine Partners. In order to get the volume of waste needed, I started promoting of all waste that I take to recycle, such as crisp packets, biscuit, cake, cracker wrappers, confectionery wrappers, used toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes and many more packaging and in turn in 2019 I removed 2.5 tonnes of waste out of West Berkshire and raised over 3K for charities. Through this venture I met many lovely people who helped me to grow my confidence which in turn helped me to achieve my dreams of publishing a book.

   In order to give back, I would like to publish in this newsletter short articles, slowly introducing you to the world of recycling of what you can start today at home and hopefully empower you to become who you want to be and achieve your dreams. That’s of course to ensure that if your dream is to become Lady Godiva and ride through your village in your birthday suit on a donkey, then you can’t say that the Community News Page told you so. Everything within limits! The barriers we want to break is to make that little change that will account to thousands worth of good deeds. Have a fab day and look out next week for another short article.

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J. Karst’s  Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this  Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum …

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J.Karst Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum of …

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Terracycle Crisp Packets TerraCycle Beauty Programme Spontex Glove TerraCycle Programme Ella Baby Food Recycling Programme Colgate Oral Care. Hasbro Toy Recycling Programme …

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J. Karst Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum …

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‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum of 2 boys and a published novelist …

 J. Karst Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum …

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J. Karst Journey in West Berkshire     ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working …

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J. Karst Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guets Blog. I am a full-time working mum …

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J. Karst Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of my Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum …

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Recycling in West Berkshire with Jana Karst     ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time …

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‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog . I am a full-time working mum of 2 boys and a published …

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Recycling | Jana| West Berkshire Villagers  | J.Karst Journey Through Recycling in West Berkshire ‘ Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum of 2 boys and a p…

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recycling | Jana| West Berkshire Villagers J.Karst Journey Through Recycling  in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of thisGuest Blog. …

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West Berkshire Villagers | Recycling in West Berkshire . J. Karst Journey in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition …

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J.Karst JourneyThrough Recycling in West Berkshire      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am a full-time working mum …

BY PJALLENS Recycling in West Berkshire with Jana Karst / The Incident of The Yellow Sponge BY PJALLENS Recycling in West Berkshire with Jana …

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   This week I have gone backwards, as instead of clearing my garage I filled it with stuff from a house clearance. …

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J. Karst journey in West Berkshire/ Hasbro Toy Recycling Program      ‘Welcome to the new edition of this Guest Blog. I am …

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   This week I have gone backwards, as instead of clearing my garage I filled it with stuff from a house clearance. …

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  I am getting into the swing of things and slowly preparing for the end of lockdown. I have already asked for …

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Everyone is frustrated with recycling because due to Corona the recycling options are limited. The main thing is to remain patient and …

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 Not much has happened with recycling apart the worry that when I finally open, I will be faced with a mountain to …

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 Another week and yet another lockdown with closed recycling. My sister keeps working hard in an ICU unit and thankfully had her vaccine. …

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It’s here, 2021 has entered the world and brought with it some hope and reflection. I hadn’t set any new year resolutions …

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 I am sure that everyone is pleased to see the end of 2020, though realistically we still need to be more patient …

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This year has been amazing, despite all the corona required shut down of the drop off point. We still managed to remove …

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This week was manic with recycling. The Great Wall of China has been built inside my garage out of fully stuffed cardboard …

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This week has been exhausting. The amount dropped off was an infinite number of confectionery and crisp packets. About 7 bags were …

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Yet again, not much recycling happened during this last lockdown week. I used this time to concentrate on getting the Christmas decorations …

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This Monday a large volume (169.2KG) was sent to TerraCycle. This should generate plenty of funds for the Canine Partners charity. Its …

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Now that I have introduced you to the wonders of TerraCycle it’s time to talk some more ‘recycling’. I also collect clean …

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Today I shall introduce you to the TerraCycle Confectionery recycling program. This program on its own is very useful as most of …

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This week I will be introducing you to yet another TerraCycle program – the Colgate oral care. Surprisingly, there is lots more …

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This week rather than talk about TerraCycle I wanted to share with you the amazing find I made. There is this application …

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Today we will cover the Ella Baby Food recycling program. Just to make things clear, I do not take babies in for …

I remember that last time I had promised to talk about the Baby food recycling program. However, due to the current situation …

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     I remember that last time I had promised to talk about the Baby food recycling program. However, due to the current …

Here we are again. As mentioned last week, this time we will talk about the beauty program.      What does the program …

Hello again and welcome to the next TerraCycle recycling program information summary for the Pladis biscuit, cake and cracker wrapper.      Considering …

As promised last time, the following articles we will be jumping into each program I collect waste for and explain in detail …

  In the last week article, I promised to tell you ‘why’ – why would someone in their busy life spend hours …

Let me introduce myself. I am a full-time working mum of 2 boys and a freshly published novelist of The Ninth Cross …

Let me introduce myself. I am a full-time working mum of 2 boys and a freshly published novelist of The Ninth Cross …