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 27, 2015

How to Recycle Used Cars

Your car is dead. Nobody wants it. Before letting it rust on your lawn, consider recycling it.

March 25, 2015

How to Recycle Yard Waste

Recycling yard waste? Yes, you can!

March 23, 2015

Get Reel Hopes to Become the VHS Recycling Solution

Recycling VHS tapes is a difficult process. One new nonprofit is hoping to give individuals a hand, though.

March 20, 2015

How to Recycle Cereal Boxes and Bags

Cereal is a favorite morning (and middle of the night) meal for many. But don't be wasteful! Learn how to recycle and reuse cereal boxes and bags.

March 13, 2015

How to Recycle Solo Cups

Feel a little more virtuous after a party by recycling your Solo cups or finding a more sustainable alternative!