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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: Time Management
December 7, 2016 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

Grant Writing for Recycling and Solid Waste Professionals
December 7, 2016 (PM Only) - 3 CRP Credits *New Course*

Recycling: Understanding Sustainability Management
December 15, 2016 - 6 CRP Credits

Recycling Public Policy
February 23, 2017 - 6 CRP Credits

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

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
May 16, 2017 - 6 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.

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

College & University Recycling Coalition 2016 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.