Milwaukee is using cheese brine waste to de-ice city roads as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to rock salt, which can wash away and pollute waterways. Wisconsin, which makes more cheese than any other US state, produced 2.7 billion pounds in 2012, the New York Times reports. This … Read more »
Milwaukee is allowing commercial building owners to fund energy efficiency improvements through a commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. Milwaukee’s Economic Development Corporation is working with California-based Clean Fund to finance the energy efficiency projects for commercial buildings via PACE. Read more at Energy Manager Today.