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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 15: September 2019 - August 2020 SERIES IS FULL!

2. The Alternate Recycling Certification Series
    April 2021 (Exact dates TBD; this program is now offered every other year.)
     *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:

RFP's and Proposal Writing from Start to Finish
April 8, 2020 - 6 CRP Credits POSTPONED; NEW DATE TBD

Improving Your Grant Writing Skills
June 2, 2020 - 6 CRP Credits

Management Skills for Supervisors
June 23-24, 2020 - 12 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
June 30, 2020 - 6 CRP Credits NEW DATE, SOLD OUT!

Management Skills for Supervisors
July 21-22, 2020 - 12 CRP Credits NEW DATE, SOLD OUT!

Clean Communities Council Coordinator Certification Training
August 6, 13, and 20, 2020 - 15 CRP Credits (5 per day)

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing - How & Why?
October 7, 2020 - 6 CRP Credits NEW DATE!

Clean Communities Council Coordinator Certification Training
October 9, 16, and 23, 2020 - 15 CRP Credits (5 per day)


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.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance Webinars
Webinars focused on composting, recycling, reuse, and related topics.

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.