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Sophia Bennett - Writer

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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.

All Articles By Sophia

November 26, 2015

How to Recycle Common Thanksgiving Items

We review good ways to recycle or reuse things like cooking pans and utensils, tablecloths, decorations and ceramic plates.

November 20, 2015

How to Recycle Purses

Purses are a hard item to recycle. When it comes time to dispose of your old purse for any reason, look into options for reusing or even upcycling it.

November 17, 2015

How to recycle plastic storage bins

Regardless of size or composition, most plastic storage bins have one thing in common: they are hard to recycle.

November 2, 2015

How to Recycle Halloween Decorations

Halloween is over and now you're stuck with a bunch of plastic skeletons, jack-o-lanterns and spiders webs. How can you safely dispose of them?

October 30, 2015

How to Recycle Halloween Costumes

Tomorrow is the big day - Halloween! But on Sunday, what do you do with your now lonely costume? What you don't do is throw it away!