News Updates

The Passing of Long-time Board Member Joe Evans

We are sad to hear of the passing of one of our long-time Board members, Joe Evans. The Muncie Sanitary District sends its heartfelt condolences to the Evans family during this difficult time. Joe dedicated seven years to our Board of Commissioners’ and we are grateful for his service and for the time we got…

To our Muncie Sanitary District Veterans: Thank you for your service!

Veterans Day is Thursday, November 11th, 2021 and we want to honor and celebrate some of our Muncie Sanitary District employees that served our Country. Thank you for your service! Muncie Sanitary District Veterans: Randy Justice, Rick Hammond, Charles Williams (*not pictured), Billy Smith, Leo Scaife, Mike Wilson, Dave Fagin, Ira Benford, Buddy Fowler, Todd…

MSD Truck Naming Contest

We need your help to name our newest trash truck! Starting October 20th, you can post your idea for a name on our Facebook post about the contest or by submitting it through an online form. We will accept name submissions up until November 3rd, 2021, at 5p. Staff will pick the top 10 names…

Bureau of Water Quality (BWQ) works with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on an exciting new freshwater mussel propagation project!

Freshwater mussels are essential to aquatic ecosystems because they are the natural “filters” of the waterways. They were once plentiful in the Midwest but have been depleted through numerous human activities. Native freshwater mussels are now protected (it is illegal to touch not only live mussels, but the shells as well!) and many of the…

Trash Pickup is Delayed One Day for the Rest of this Week

A friendly reminder that we are running one day behind in trash pickup this week due to Tuesday’s severe weather. If your trash day was Tuesday, it will get picked up today. If your trash day is Wednesday, it will now get picked up on Thursday, and so on, through Saturday. Please help our drivers…

Recycling Update and Board Report with New Shred Day Information

On February 10th, 2021  at the Muncie Sanitary District’s Board of Commissioner’s meeting, Jason Donati, the Stormwater and Recycling Educator, gave an update on changes to the community Shred Day event, announced spring neighborhood cleanup dates, and gave a report on the total amount of Household Hazardous Waste diverted from the landfill in 2020. Shred…