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Construction Updates for Week of 8/19/19

Project traffic updates for the week of August 19, 2019: Elgin & McGalliard Storm Sewer – Some lane restrictions on McGalliard between Doctor MLK Jr Blvd. and N Elgin Street. N Elgin St. just south of McGalliard is now open with minor lane restrictions. S. Hoyt Residential Sewer – Restoration activities throughout the project area…

Muncie Sanitary District announces two relocation projects

MUNCIE, INDIANA — Muncie Sanitary District recently announced two new relocation projects for some of its offices and departments. These projects are expected to improve operational efficiencies and save on energy and transportation costs. The first project would relocate the District’s Sanitation Department to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The department is currently located…

Let’s Talk Trash: Household Edition, Pt. 1

Household items are some of the most common materials recycled, but there are many different kinds of items and it can be difficult to know what is recyclable and what is not. Because we have so many items and materials to cover, we’ll be splitting the Let’s Talk Trash: Household Edition into two posts. Follow…

Construction Updates for Week of 8/5/19: Monroe Street closed from Wysor to Gilbert

Project traffic updates for the week of August 5, 2019: Burlington Residential Sewer – Minor and temporary lane restrictions throughout the project. Elgin & McGalliard Storm Sewer – Some lane restrictions on McGalliard between Doctor MLK Jr Blvd. and N Elgin Street. N Elgin St. just south of McGalliard is now open with minor lane restrictions.…

Let’s Talk Trash: School and Office Edition 

With school starting up again soon, you might be sorting through backpacks to see what supplies from last year can be used again and what supplies need to go. But did you know some of these items can be placed in blue bags? Read on to learn which common school and office supplies can and…

Let’s Talk Trash: Bathroom Edition

The bathroom is full of recyclable materials, but it’s easy to forget to toss those items in your blue bag. There are also a lot of materials that seem like they should be recyclable, but actually are not. Keep scrolling to find answers on whether some common bathroom materials can or can’t be recycled.  …

Let’s Talk Trash: Kitchen Edition

Your kitchen is full of recyclable materials, but there are also many items that seem like they should be recyclable and are not. So, what items can and can’t you recycle from your kitchen?   Paper Board and Food Boxes Clean and dry boxes made from paper board or cardboard, such as cereal boxes, are…

Let’s Talk Trash: Postal Edition

According to the National Park Service, Americans receive enough junk mail in one day to heat 250,000 homes! Most of that mail can be put in blue bags and recycled, but there are some things you receive in the mail that should go in the garbage. So, what kinds of mail can and can’t be…