Certification Classes

Classes will be listed below as information becomes available. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each class are listed after the class number and name. The PROP Certification 2017 course schedule can be downloaded as a .pdf file. 

National Recycling Certification Brochure - 2018 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.

2018 Certified Recycling Professional Class Schedule
Course Name | Agenda | Registration CEU Date Location

Markets Roundtable / or / Markets Committee Webinar (TBD)

Brochure       |       Registration
 
  February 2018 TBD

Recycling 101 - Practice & Theory

Brochure       |       Registration
 

1.6
 

March 7 - 8, 2018
 

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
253 Transfer Road | Bellefonte, PA 16823


Recycling 135 - Waste Audit

Recycling 130 - Commercial Recycling

Brochure       |       Registration
 

0.8

0.6
 

April 11 - 12, 2018
 
Villanova University

Recycling 105 - Establishing & Enhancing a Program

Recycling 430 - Buying & Using Recycled

Recycling 985 - Introduction to Zero Waste

Brochure       |       Registration
 

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0.6
 

May 2018
 

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
253 Transfer Road | Bellefonte, PA 16823


Recycling 360 - Commodities Marketing

Brochure       |       Registration
 

TBD
 

June 2018
 
TBD

Pre-Conference - Recycling 415 - Youth Education

Pre-Conference - Recycling 601 - Senior Certified Retreat


Recycling 401 - Recycling Education: Influencing Behavior

Recycling 401 - Recycling Education: Social & Electronic Media

Recycling 401 - Recycling Education: Using Social & Electronic Media to Affect Change

Brochure       |       Registration
 

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July 25 - 27 2018
 
The Central Hotel & Conference Center
800 East Park Dr. Harrisburg, PA 17111

TBD - Enforcement Related Class

Brochure       |       Registration
 

 
 

September 2018
 
TBD

Recycling 110 - Recycling & the Law

Recycling 115 - Public Policy

Recycling 150 - Recycling Economics

Brochure       |       Registration
 

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October 2018
 

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
253 Transfer Road | Bellefonte, PA 16823


TBD - Grant Related Class

Brochure       |       Registration
 

 
 

November 2018
 
TBD

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

2018 Overview and Requirements - Coming Soon

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