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Recycling Health and Safety

(Half-Day Program)

Course Code: ER0108CA17

2010-2012 Recycling Catalog
Date & Time

Last Held: September 15, 2016
12:30pm - 3:45pm (Check-in time: 12:15pm)


Workers involved in the recycling field face a variety of health and safety issues on a daily basis. This half-day course was developed to present information on these hazards and to outline the "good practices" that everyone should participate in to make the workplace safe. Specific topics will include:

  • Hazards associated with recycling
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Worker safety and equipment (field and facility)
  • Equipment maintenance procedures/recordkeeping
  • Emergency planning/plans (including hazardous wastes)
  • How to make a recycling facility the safest it can be, including public access and drop-off issues

In addition to 0.3 Rutgers CEUs, this recycling certification course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 1 Technical, 1 Management, 1 Government

NJ Certified Recycling Professionals (CRPs): 3 Recertification credits

Registration Fee TBD
Recycling Series Registration Fee TBD
Cancellation Fee TBD

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Holly House
130 Log Cabin Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08816
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Online registration is not available for this course!
Please contact Carol Broccoli to get the process started. She can be reached at 848-932-7207 or broccoli@njaes.rutgers.edu.

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204

Wondering what you need to take next? Click here for a listing of scheduled classes for Series 11!