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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 12: September 2017 - May 2018 *Series is Full*

2. The Alternate Recycling Certification Series
    April 17 & 24 and May 1 & 8, 2018; Exam on May 22, 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:

Clean Communities Certification Training
October 19, 26 and November 2, 2017 - 18 CRP credits (6 per day)

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

Clean Communities Health and Safety Training
October 31, 2017
- 6 CRP credits (for Day 1 only)

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

Understanding Sustainability Management
December 19, 2017 - 6 CRP Credits

Recycling Public Policy
February 7, 2018 - 6 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 26, 2018 - 3 CRP Credits

Recycling Health and Safety
Next Offering TBD - 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.