Sophia Bennett - Writer

Sophia Bennett is a freelance writer based in Eugene, OR. Her work has been featured in more than a dozen magazines, newspapers and blogs. She is a dedicated home recycler, an avid thrift store shopper and a huge compost nerd.

Sophia's other professional experience include six years with the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, an internationally recognized leader in the field of nonprofit waste-based business development, and a year as an economic development and recycling coordinator in the U.K. She's volunteered with the Oregon State University Extension Service Compost Specialist program and Willamette Farm and Food Coalition. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, crafts, gardening and spending time with her husband and twin daughters.

Articles By Sophia

September 25, 2014

How to Recycle Water Filters

Most household water filters can be recycled through manufacturer or retailer recycling programs.

September 18, 2014

How to Recycle Helium Tanks

If proper precautions are taken, empty helium tanks are highly recyclable.

September 10, 2014

How to Recycle Headphones

Headphones offer a complex recycling challenge, as they are typically comprised of a number of materials.

September 3, 2014

How to Recycle Bottle Caps

Both metal and plastic bottle caps are experiencing a spike in recyclability.

August 26, 2014

How to Recycle Tennis Balls

Tennis players have the option to collect old tennis balls for mail-in recycling programs or take advantage of a bevy of reuse options.