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Construction Update for the Week of 10/21/19

Project traffic updates for next week: Burlington Residential Sewer – No work expected next week. S. Hoyt Residential Sewer – Grinder pump installation/restoration throughout the project area with limited impacts. CSO 028 Monroe St. – Monroe Street closed from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction.  Gilbert Street closed from Monroe Street to Vine…

Construction Update for the Week of 10/14/19

Project traffic updates for next week: Burlington Residential Sewer – No work expected next week. S. Hoyt Residential Sewer – Grinder pump installation/restoration throughout the project area with limited impacts. CSO 028 Monroe St. – Monroe Street closed from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction.  Gilbert Street closed from Monroe Street to Vine…

Let’s Talk Trash: “Wish”cycling

You’re cleaning up after dinner and come across an empty bag of frozen veggies. You go to throw it away, but you stop just before tossing it in the bin. Is this recyclable? After all, it is plastic, you think to yourself. Now you’re torn—do you send it to the landfill, or do you cross…

Let’s Talk Trash: Reusable Alternatives for Non-Recyclable Materials 

If you’ve been following along with the Let’s Talk Trash blog, you’ve learned a lot about the importance of recycling and which materials can or can’t be recycled. However, sometimes it can be more beneficial to reduce the amount of materials you use on a daily basis. We’ve put together a list of reusable alternatives…

Construction Update for the Week of 09/30/19

Project traffic updates for next week: Burlington Residential Sewer – No work expected next week. S. Hoyt Residential Sewer – Grinder pump installation/restoration throughout the project area with limited impacts. CSO 028 Monroe St. – Monroe Street closed from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction. Petty Road Sewer Repair – Lane restrictions along…

Let’s Talk Trash: The Journey of Your Blue Bag

Have you ever wondered about the journey your blue bag goes on—from the time you get it to when your recyclables are ready to be made into new products? Follow along to learn more about the journey of your recyclable materials through Muncie Sanitary District.   1. Receive blue bag coupons in the mail and…

Construction Update for the Week of 9/23/19

Project traffic updates for next week: Burlington Residential Sewer – No work expected next week. S. Hoyt Residential Sewer – Grinder pump installation/restoration throughout the project area with limited impacts. CSO 028 Monroe St. Lift Station – Monroe Street closed from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction. Petty Road Sewer Repair – Lane…

Let’s Talk Trash: Household Edition, Pt. 2

A few weeks ago on Let’s Talk Trash, we talked about some common household materials that can and can’t be recycled. Since there were so many household materials, we had to make a second post! Check out the list below to see more common household materials and to find out whether they can or can’t…

Construction Update for the Week of 9/16/19

Project traffic updates for next week: Burlington Residential Sewer – No work expected next week. S. Hoyt Residential Sewer – Restoration activities throughout the project area with limited impacts. CSO 028 Monroe St. Lift Station – Monroe Street closed from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction. Petty Road Sewer Repair – Lane restrictions…

Let’s Talk Trash: Living Environmentally-Friendly as a College Student 

In recent years, more and more people have started to realize the importance of living green. However, it can be difficult to live an eco-friendly lifestyle as a college student. If you are passionate about the environment but are finding it difficult to make environmentally-friendly choices on Ball State’s campus, read on for some helpful…