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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…

Let’s Talk Trash: Reusable Alternatives for Non-Recyclable Materials 

If you’ve been following along with the Let’s Talk Trash blog, you’ve learned a lot about the importance of recycling and which materials can or can’t be recycled. However, sometimes it can be more beneficial to reduce the amount of materials you use on a daily basis. We’ve put together a list of reusable alternatives…

Construction Update for the Week of 09/30/19

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. Petty Road Sewer Repair – Lane restrictions along…

Let’s Talk Trash: The Journey of Your Blue Bag

Have you ever wondered about the journey your blue bag goes on—from the time you get it to when your recyclables are ready to be made into new products? Follow along to learn more about the journey of your recyclable materials through Muncie Sanitary District.   1. Receive blue bag coupons in the mail and…