Local Business

2:36 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

St. Charles' RePurpose says 'YES!' to Milwaukee Youth

St. Charles' RePurpose gives Milwaukee youth a chance to prove themselves.
Credit repurposemke


Helping youth get that critical experience is at the heart of the mission of the Youth Employment Services, or YES, program. It’s run by the Milwaukee nonprofit St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Inc., a social service agency that serves at-risk youth and their families.

Last year, St. Charles’ opened RePurpose, a non-profit resale shop in Sherman Park, to serve as a training ground for these young people to learn on-the-job work skills.

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9:25 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Milwaukee Restaurant Will Soon Compost Your Leftovers

John Rossetto carrying a five gallon bucket of food scraps for composting.
Susan Bence

Most restaurants that compost stick to vegetable scraps and coffee grounds. But one Milwaukee restaurant will soon compost as much as it can - even customers' leftovers - thanks to a new pilot program.

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