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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 13: September 2018 - May 2019 SERIES IS FULL!

   The Full NJ Recycling Certification Series
Series 14: January 2019 - August 2019 SERIES IS FULL!

2. The Alternate Recycling Certification Series
    April 30 and May 7, 14 & 21, 2019; Exam on May 28, 2019
     *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:

Understanding Sustainability Management
May 1, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits

Recycling Public Policy
May 30, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits

Improving Your Grant Writing Skills
June 13, 2019 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

Advanced Grant Writing Skills -Build and Improve
June 13, 2019 (PM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
September 24, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing - How & Why?
October 1, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits NEW COURSE!

Management Skills for Supervisors
October 22-23, 2019 - 12 CRP Credits

Improving Your Grant Writing Skills
November 14, 2019 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

Advanced Grant Writing Skills -Build and Improve
November 14, 2019 (PM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

The Ethical Organization
December 5, 2019 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

Improving Your Time Management Skills
December 5, 2019 (PM Only) - 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.

The Recycling Partnership's Webinar Wednesdays
Free webinars held each month covering best practices and communications tools to better your community's recycling program.

Sustainable Materials Management Webinar Series
This webinar series is offered through a partnership between the National Recycling Coalition and the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center and delivers innovative programming to those who are seeking integrated opportunities for materials management.

West Coast Climate & Materials Management Forum Webinar Series
Informative presentations from people on the cutting-edge of sustainable materials management.

APR Plastics Recycling 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 Webinar Series
Webinar programs focused 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.