Milwaukee Wins Can Recycling Contest

The city of Milwaukee won first place in the sixth annual Cans for Cash: City Recycling Challenge. The contest is sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Novelis and Keep America Beautiful.

Milwaukee took the top prize by recycling 1.8 million aluminum cans in October 2009. Mobile, Ala., came in second, while Fontana, Calif., and Bowling Green, Ky., took third and fourth place, respectively.