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Recycling: Understanding Sustainability Management

Course Code: ER0113CA17

2010-2012 Recycling Catalog
Date & Time

December 15, 2016
8:30am - 4:00pm (Check in time: 8:00am)


This program has been designed to help individuals better understand how economic activity – and the programmatic decisions it drives – may impact the health of the environment and society. The course will examine how and why natural resources are often undervalued or ignored completely by traditional accounting practices and economic data. It also will discuss why natural assets, such as clean air and water, tend to be abused precisely because they are the "common property" of society at large.

Specific topics will include:

  • What is sustainability—and why should we care?
  • Why people, communities and nations overwhelm natural resources
  • Global climate change—real numbers and predicted costs
  • Industrial ecology—how does it fit in
  • Systems analysis and process improvement—evaluating what YOU do

In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this recycling certification course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 3 Technical, 3 Management

NJ Certified Recycling Professionals (CRPs): 6 Recertification credits

Registration Fee $150.00
Recycling Series Registration Fee $124.00
Multi-Person Registration Fee $120.00
Cancellation Fee $75.00

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and 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.

Cook Student Center
59 Biel Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

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!