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

March 5, 2015

How to Recycle Magazines

Whether purchased or mailed, most of us have a stack of magazines just piling up ...

February 26, 2015

How to Recycle Gift Wrap

While gift wrapping makes any present look a bit more special, it can also be wasteful. How can you make your occasions zero-waste?

February 13, 2015

How to Recycle Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles

Your old ceramic and porcelain tiles can be recycled or reused in so many ways.

February 11, 2015

How to Recycle Legos

You loved them as a kid, but what do you do with your Legos now?

February 7, 2015

How to Recycle Washing Machines

Your washing machine has finally bit the dust. What next?