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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 Health and Safety
September 15, 2016 (PM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
2 Offerings: September 20, 2016 or May 16, 2017
6 CRP Credits

The Ethical Organization
September 30, 2016 - 3 CRP Credits

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

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


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.

Plastics Recycling Works: Facts and Figures to Support a Thriving Industry
August 9, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT (Webinar)

Recycling Rigid Plastics Beyond Bottles: Resources to Support MRFs and Municipalities
September 6, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT (Webinar)

2015 PET Container Recycling Rate Report Overview
October 18, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT (Webinar)

2015 National Postconsumer Plastics Bottle Recycling Rate Report Overview
November 15, 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST (Webinar)

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.