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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 *Series is Full*

2. The Alternate Recycling Certification Series
    Last Held: April 18 & 25 and May 2 & 9, 2017; Exam on May 16, 2017
     Next offering planned for Spring 2018
     *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:

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

Clean Communities Certification Program
August 10, 17, and 24, 2017 - 15 CRP Credits (5 per day)

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
September 19, 2017 - 6 CRP Credits

The Ethical Organization
September 27, 2017 - 3 CRP Credits

Introduction to RFP's The Do's & Don'ts
September 29, 2017 - 3 CRP Credits

Management Skills for Supervisors
October 24-25, 2017 - 12 CRP Credits

Improving Your Time Management Skills
December 13, 2017 - 3 CRP Credits

Preparing Recycling Tonnage Reports
February 21, 2018 - 3 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
March 13, 2018 - 6 CRP Credits

Management Skills for Supervisors
March 27-28, 2018 - 12 CRP Credits

Improving Your Grant Writing Skills
April 19, 2018 - 3 CRP Credits

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.

APR Plastics Recycling 2017 Web Seminar Education Series
Six web seminars on topics related to plastics recycling.

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.