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.


National Recycling Certification Brochure - 2018 program

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania Certification Scholarship

Senior Certified Recycling Professional Application

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

Recycling 462 - Investigations & Prosecution Procedures

Brochure       |       Registration


September 13, 2018

Westmoreland County Public SafetyCommand Center

400 Kilo Lane, Latrobe, PA 15650

Newman Paperboard Tour

Brochure       |       Registration

TBD September 27, 2018

Newman Paperboard

6101 Tacony St, Philadelphia, PA 19135

Recycling 110 - Recycling & the Law

Recycling 115 - Public Policy

Recycling 150 - Recycling Economics

Brochure       |       Registration




October 17-18, 2018


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

TBD - Grant Related Class

Brochure       |       Registration


November 2018

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

2018 Overview and Requirements

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