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Construction Update for the Week of 12/16/19

Project traffic updates for next week: CSO 028 Monroe St. – Monroe Street restricted from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction and street restoration preparation.  Gilbert Street closed from Monroe Street to Vine Street for street restoration (including the intersection of Vine Street & Gilbert Street).  

Let’s Talk Trash: 11 ways to have a green Christmas

Each year, Americans generate an extra 25 million tons of garbage during the holiday season. One of the biggest culprits? Christmas. With all the wrapping paper, cards, ribbon, and bags, there’s definitely room to improve our environmental footprint during the holidays. Here are 11 ways to have a green Christmas: Recycle your wrapping paper After…

Construction Update for the Week of 12/09/19

Project traffic updates for next week: CSO 028 Monroe St. – Monroe Street closed from Wysor Street to Gilbert Street for sewer construction.  Gilbert Street closed from Monroe Street to Vine Street for sewer construction (including the intersection of Vine Street & Gilbert Street).

Let’s Talk Trash: How to Have a Green Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving this week, we’d like to remind everyone of a few recycling guidelines for materials you’re likely to come across during the holiday. Paper or Styrofoam plates Styrofoam is never recyclable at Muncie Sanitary District. Paper plates cause contamination to recycling batches and are therefore not recyclable through MSD. Please place all disposable plates…

Construction Update for the Week of 11/25/19

Project traffic updates for 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 Street for sewer construction (including the intersection of Vine…

Construction Update for the Week of 11/18/19

Project traffic updates for 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 Street for sewer construction (including the intersection of Vine…

Let’s Talk Trash: Upcycled Thanksgiving Crafts

Before recycling something, it’s best to see if there are ways we can repurpose the item to extend its life. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, what better way to upcycle common household items than by turning them into practical decor pieces for the holiday? Here are three simple projects you can take on—and you can even…

Powering ArtsWalk with Clean (and Quiet) Energy

During downtown Muncie’s October ArtsWalk event, Muncie Sanitary District quietly powered the food truck and pumpkin tent with DANNAR’s Mobile Power Station®. The MPS® is 100% electric—providing energy without the emissions or smell of diesel. Thanks, DANNAR, for partnering with us to keep Muncie clean and beautiful! Learn more about DANNAR, the MPS®, and the…

Construction Update for the Week of 11/11/19

Project traffic updates for 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 Street for sewer construction. Elgin/McGalliard Phase 2 – Temporary…

Project Updates: Elgin & McGalliard Drainage Project

Muncie Sanitary District will be periodically sharing project updates to keep the public informed on current projects. These updates will outline scope of completed work, scope of upcoming work still needed, and the reasoning/necessity for each project. Muncie Sanitary District has completed Phase One of the Elgin & McGalliard Drainage Project, which covers the storm…