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

April 24, 2015

How to Recycle Belts

Belts aren't the easiest of accessories to recycle, but there are ways - and plenty of options for reuse and upcycling!

April 23, 2015

How to Recycle Office Chairs

Time to upgrade your office chair? Find out how to recycle, reuse or donate it!

April 22, 2015

How to Recycle Fertilizer

Fertilizer can't be recycled in the traditional sense, so what can you do with it?

April 21, 2015

How to Recycle Mercury

Don't throw thermostats, thermometers, light bulbs in the trash! They contain mercury, a seriously dangerous toxin!

April 20, 2015

5 Green Gadgets to Cut Your Carbon Footprint

For Earth Day, if you must consume, consider one of these pieces of tech that will help you conserve and be more efficient.