Author: KEVIN PROFT/ecoRI News

  • Rhode Island school sets an example in waste reduction

    Sophia Academy is an all-girls middle school on Branch Avenue with less than a hundred students. During the 2011-12 school year, the academy‚Äôs 62 girls sent 10,000 Styrofoam lunch trays to the landfill. “We did some simple ‘tray math’ in class,” said Alyssa Wood, science teacher at the school. Wood had her students multiply the…