Certification Classes


Recycling Professional Certification Program Schedule

The PROP Recycling Professional Certification Committee is developing the 2016 / 2017 course schedule. Classes will be listed below as information becomes available. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each class are listed after the class number and name.

National Recycling Certification Brochure - 2017 program

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania Certification Scholarship

40 hours of classroom training are required to become a Certified Recycling Professional. The program is held in three sessions a year. You can take the series of required courses in any order. Upon completion of the required sessions you will be eligible to sit for the certification exam.

* Please note courses are subject to change.

Pennsylvania Recycling Certification Classes 2017
Course Name | Agenda | Registration CEU Date Location

March Certification Training
(2 of 3 required certification training sessions)

March 8th & 9th, 2017: 101 - Recycling Practice & Theory (1.6 CEU)
Brochure        Registration Form

1.6

March 8 - 9, 2017

Centre County
Recycling & Refuse Authority
Bellefonte, PA

April Certification Training

April 12, 2017: Recycling 356 - Economics II

Brochure         Registration Form

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April 12, 2017

Centre County
Recycling & Refuse Authority
Bellefonte, PA

April Certification Training

April 22, 2017: Recycling 450 - Illegal Dumping Lab

Brochure      Registration Form

0.6 April 22, 2017 Registered event with 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA.

May Certification Training
(3 of 3 required certification training sessions)

May 17: 105 - Establishing & Enhancing a Program (0.3 CEU)
May 17: 430 - Buying & Using Recycled / Waste Reduction & Reuse (0.3 CEU)
May 18: 985 - Zero Waste (0.6 CEUs)

Brochure         Registration Form

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 May 17 - 18, 2017

 Centre County
Recycling & Refuse Authority
Bellefonte, PA


Note: Check back often. Classes may be added or postponed. Dates and locations are also subject to change.

Online Courses

Courses CEUs Days of Week

Recycling 100 - Introduction to Recycling & Composting

0.6
Everyday

Recycling 200 - Backyard Composting Basics

0.3
Everyday

Recycling 310 - Collection Techniques and Options

0.3
Everyday

Recycling 436 - Introduction to Special Materials

0.3
Everyday

Recycling  438 - Special Materials Recycling and Disposal           

0.2
Everyday

Recycling 439 - Special Collection Events Planning & Implementation (Coming Soon!)
 
0.1
 

2016/2017 Overview and Requirements


Specialization Certificates
PROP also offers specialization certificates in:
  • Collection
  • Composting
  • Education
  • Enforcement
  • Management
  • Processing
  • Recycling Markets