Redeemables Collection

Redeemable cans and bottles are any carbonated or alcoholic beverage container bought in Iowa with an "IA" sticker or stamp on it.  When they are returned to a redemption center $.05 is paid for each container.  In order to get paid, the bottle must still have the stamp or sticker on it.

Interested in an easy way to help others in your community?  By donating your redeemable beverage cans and bottles, you can help Habitat for Humanity to build a house to LEED standards in Decorah!  So far we have raised $2,118.15!

Community Drop-Off Site

Details:  Place redeemable cans, plastics, and glass into tied bags and drop them off in the metal bins (next to the blue dumpsters - see map to the right). All cans and bottles must have and 'IA' sticker or stamp.

Location: Luther campus, below Facilities, off Dike Road past Farwell Hall next to Storre Theater

Contact: Eric Holthaus at 

On Campus Collection

Place redeemable cans and bottles in one the red "Habitat for Humanity Redeemables" bins located around the campus or in the redeemable collection bins in most recycling areas.

The red Redeemables bins are located around campus at the following locations:

-CFA Atrium next to Sunnyside Cafe
-CFL Lobby recycling area next to the bathrooms
-Dahl Centennial Union by the computers
-Every Residence Hall has Redeemables Bins in their recycling areas
-Jenson-Noble Lobby
-Koren 1st floor recycling area underneath the stairs
-Larsen study lounge
-Library entry way
-Loyalty Hall recycling area
-Main Building on the main and ground floor hallways
-Ockham House recycling area
-Olin Building recycling area
-Regents Center lobby’s of the Main Gym
-Sampson-Hoffland Laboratories recycling areas
-Valders Hall of Science concourse