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Recycling and Solid Waste Management


Do you want to become a Certified Recycling Professional (CRP)?

You have two options:

1. The Full NJ Recycling Certification Series
Series 11: September 2016 - May 2017 *Sold Out*

2. The Alternate Recycling Certification Series
    April 18 & 25 and May 2 & 9, 2017; Exam on May 16, 2017
     *Previous public sector experience required*

Not sure which series is right for you? Click here.


Do you need training for CRP Recertification Credits or Compost Operators?

Here is a list of our current course offerings:

Recycling Public Policy
February 23, 2017 - 6 CRP Credits

Preparing Recycling Tonnage Reports
March 7, 2017 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits *Sold Out*

Preparing Recycling Tonnage Reports
March 21, 2017 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
May 16, 2017 - 6 CRP Credits *Sold Out*


Educational Opportunities from Other Training Providers
Note: These classes are not run by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education. Please contact the training provider directly with questions or to register.

Sustainable Materials Management Webinar Series - Commercial Recycling: Drivers, Problems, and Solutions
February 28, 2017, 1:30 - 2:45PM EST
An expert in the field of solid waste industry economic research will delve into commercial recycling - and discuss the factors when considering entry into this sector, including its makeup, percentage of the recycling stream, invoicing, costs, and incentives.

Product Stewardship Institute Webinars
Ongoing webinars focused on a variety of topics related to recycling and sustainability.

College & University Recycling Coalition 2017 Webinar Series
Series of six programs on waste reduction and sustainable materials management at higher education institutions.

EPA Sustainable Materials Management Web Academy
Ongoing - 1.5 CRP Credits per webinar


Recycling and Solid Waste Training

Sustainable Resource Management Professional
(SRMP) Certification

CRPs now have the option of earning a new national certification, Sustainable Resource Management Professional (SRMP). Click here for more info.

Scholarship Opportunity!

The Association of New Jersey Recyclers (ANJR) is offering funding to a qualified applicant who is an ANJR member in good standing to complete the NJ Recycling Certification Program. Read more and apply here.