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 - 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.

2017 Certified Recycling Professional Class Schedule
Course Name | Agenda | Registration CEU Date Location

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

October 11: 110 - Recycling & the Law (0.6 CEU)
October 12: 115 - Recycling Economics (0.3 CEU)
  October 12: 150 - Recycling Public Policy (0.3 CEUs)

Brochure         Registration Form



October 11 - 12

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
Bellefonte, PE

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

Register for 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