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The mattress landfill crisis: how the race to bring us better beds led to a recycling nightmare
from Mika

"The development of roll-down technology – which allows mattresses to be packed into small, easily shippable boxes...."

"Theoretically, consumers can cycle between these providers for high-quality mattresses at no cost: a Wall Street Journal reporter recently calculated that if she took advantage of all the offers available, she would be able to sleep on a free mattress for eight years."

"'We've introduced a disposable mattress business model at a time when we probably should be moving in the exact opposite direction,' says Alexander."

"'Wherever waste is, there’s criminality somewhere.'"

polycotton

"Allsopp and Scollick have visited the warehouses from which the scammers operate. It is common for workers to run the minute they see them, mistaking them for Environment Agency officials. (It’s the hi-vis jackets.)"
mattress  landfill  TheGuardian  UK  recycling  sleep  disposable  free  foam  metal  crime  SirinKale 
6 weeks ago by cosmic
Pathways.org
"Pathways.org is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing FREE child development information to empower parents and health professionals.

Our milestones are supported by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) findings.
Our games and activities are validated by pediatric physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists."
baby  development  child  501(c)(3)  free  information  parent  health  AAP  pediatrics  speech  game  activity  age  milestone 
july 2019 by cosmic
Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing
"FOLDOC is a computing dictionary. It includes definitions of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions and companies, projects, history, in fact any of the vocabulary you might expect to find in a computer dictionary."
dictionary  CS  free  acronym  jargon  programming  DenisHowe 
april 2017 by cosmic
Service
"Have an issue with a business?
Let us make it right.

DO THE THINGS YOU LOVE, AND LET US WORRY ABOUT DEALING WITH CUSTOMER SERVICE."
customer  service  help  free 
february 2016 by cosmic
Free Music Archive
"It's not just free music; it's good music"
music  free  download 
april 2010 by cosmic
Autodriveaway Vehicle Transportation
have sometimes wondered about doing this
car  free  USA 
april 2008 by cosmic
Wikipedia - Juno Online Services
my only door to part of the Internet when we first got a PC, you could dial a local number to send and receive mail, I wrote Paul Slocum with it asking him to join my club around 1997
email  Juno  Internet  time  1997  1998  free 
august 2007 by cosmic

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