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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 2018 - May 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:

Clean Communities Certification Program
August 9, 16 and 23, 2018 - 15 CRP credits (5 per day)

An Introduction to RFP's - The Do's and Don'ts
August 29, 2018 - 3 CRP Credits

The Ethical Organization
August 29, 2018 - 3 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
September 18, 2018 - 6 CRP Credits

Management Skills for Supervisors
September 25-26, 2018 - 12 CRP Credits

Understanding Sustainability Management
December 12, 2018 - 6 CRP Credits

Recycling Public Policy
February 26, 2019 - 6 CRP Credits

NJ Compost Operator Certification Course
March 28, 2019 - 6 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.

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.