News Updates

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…