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

November 18, 2014

How to Recycle Dry-Cleaning Bags

Dry-cleaning bags, made of hard-to-recycle plastic film, are best avoided.

November 6, 2014

How to Recycle Pool Toys

As another swimming season has ended, what can be done with unwanted pool toys?

October 29, 2014

How to Recycle Swimming Pool Chemicals

Toxic and combustive pool chemicals need to be handled and disposed of with the utmost care.

October 22, 2014

How to Recycle Jars

Glass can be recycled over and over again, and virtually every city and town has access to recycling options.

October 15, 2014

How to Recycle Cat Litter

Kitty litter can be composed of many different materials, but regardless of its makeup, be cautious when attempting to compost or dispose.