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

May 22, 2015

How to Recycle Cigarette Ashes and Waste

If you're a smoker or just looking to prevent cigarette butts from littering your community, you have recycling options!

May 20, 2015

How to Recycle Radiators

Whether it's a car radiator or a house one, here's how to get rid of it in an environmentally responsible manner.

May 15, 2015

How to Recycle Gasoline

Gasoline is a highly dangerous and flammable substance, so it should come as no surprise that recycling it can be a bit complicated.

May 12, 2015

How to Recycle Catalytic Converters

You may not realize it, but catalytic converters contain a host of precious metals. So, instead of tossing them out, recycle them!

May 8, 2015

How to Recycle X-Rays

Don't throw out X-rays! Protect patients' privacy and the environment by responsibly recycling them.