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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…

Construction Update for the Week of 11/04/19

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. High Street Siphon Repair –…

Let’s Talk Trash: Put a Lid on It

Have you ever gone to recycle a jar or bottle and, at the last minute, wonder whether you should keep the lid on or off? You’re not alone. Recycling “rules” have been known to change over the years, so it can be hard to keep up sometimes. In fact, this issue of not knowing whether…

For Immediate Release: MSD Leaf Season Pickup begins November 4th, 2019

The Muncie Sanitation Department will be starting our annual Leaf season pickup the week of November 4th, 2019. Leaf pickup will run approximately 3-4 weeks. Your bagged leaves will be picked up separately on or after your normal trash day. We ask that your leaves are bagged and out by the curb on trash day,…

Construction Update for Week of 10/28/19

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 10/21/19

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…