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

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.

July 21, 2014

How to Recycle License Plates

Since old or expired license plates are made of aluminum, they are infinitely recyclable or reusable.

July 16, 2014

How to Recycle Drywall

We're all familiar with drywall, but how do we ensure that it stays out of our landfills?

July 14, 2014

How to Recycle Lead-Acid Batteries

Safety is key when recycling lead-acid batteries, but drop-off locations should be available right in your community.

July 8, 2014

How to Recycle Window Glass

Window glass is extremely difficult to recycle. What are your reuse options?