Milwaukee Ald. Tony Zielinski, whose district covers much of Bay View, is no stranger to repurposing the unwanted. It was Zielinski who first proposed cheese brine as a substitute for road salt. That experiment proved successful, but after transportation costs ran too high, the city undertook a method to produce its own brine.
Now, the alderman is looking to pilot a curbside composting program in his South Side neighborhood.
In fact, he says, “it’s high time the city of Milwaukee gets started in the compost collection business.” Read more here