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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:

Recycling Public Policy
February 26, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits SOLD OUT!

Getting Your Point Across: Communication Skills for Challenging Situations
March 21, 2019 (AM Only) - 3 CRP Credits

Management Skills for Supervisors
March 27-28, 2019 - 12 CRP Credits

Clean Communities Certification Training
April 4, 11, and 18, 2019 - 5 CRP credits per day

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
April 15, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits NEW DATE!

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


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.

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.