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

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.

August 18, 2014

How to Recycle Golf Balls

The best way to recycle a functional golf ball is to find an organization that will reuse or refurbish it.

August 11, 2014

How to Recycle Milk Cartons

Whether paper based, plastic or glass, the package your milk comes in is recyclable.

August 4, 2014

How to Recycle Medicine Bottles

Limited resin code acceptance and reuse options plague medicine bottle recycling, yet your community may still have a convenient recycling option in place.

July 28, 2014

How to Recycle Jewelry

Precious metals can fetch large sums on the resale market, but with so many ways to reuse, consider looking at your old jewelry in a new light.

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