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Recycling Professional Certification Program Schedule
The PROP Recycling Professional Certification Committee completed a tentative 2015 course schedule and the classes will be listed below as information becomes available.  Locations are still being updated for the 2015 schedule and will be listed below as they are verified. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each class are listed after the class number and name.

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania Certification Scholarship

Please note that courses are subject to change.

Online Courses
Courses CEUs Days of Week

100 - Introduction to Recycling

                     Class Description      Class Registration Form      Class Credit Card Payment Form

0.6
Every day

200 - Backyard Composting Basics

                     Class Description      Class Registration Form      Class Credit Card Payment Form

0.3
Every day

310 - Collection Techniques and Options

                      Class Description     Class Registration Form      Class Credit Card Payment Form

0.3
Every day

436 - Introduction to Special Materials

                     Class Description      Class Registration Form      Class Credit Card Payment Form

0.3
Every day

438 - Special Materials Recycling and Disposal

                      Class Description     Class Registration Form      Class Credit Card Payment Form

0.2
Every day
 
2014 Classroom Course

Course Number & Name

CEUs 

Date

Location

 Recycling 299 - Compost Technician Training

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.7  September 9th  Waymart, PA
 Recycling 351 - Program Evaluation

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.3  September 18th  Harrisburg, PA
 Recycling 540 - Grant Writing

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.3  September 18th  Harrisburg, PA
 Recycling 311 - Specifications, Negotiations & Contracting

                           Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.3   September 25th  CCRRA, Bellefonte PA
 Recycling 340 - Electronic Recovery

                           Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.3  September 25th  CCRRA, Bellefonte PA
 Recycling 135 - Waste Auditing

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.6  October 1st  Lancaster, PA
 Recycling 130 - Commercial Recycling

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.6  October 2nd  Lancaster, PA
 Recycling 460 - Anti-Littering & Recycling Enforcement

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.5  October 29th  The Barn, Western PA
 Recycling 401 - Recycling Education

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.3  November 6th  Centre County, PA
 Recycling 415 - Youth Education

                            Class Brochure          Registration Form
0.3  November 6th  Centre County, PA


2014 / 2015 Scheduled Classes



Note: Classes may be added or postponed. Dates and locations are also subject to change. Exact locations will be posted as we get them verified.

2015 Certification Requirements
Professional Certification will require:
  • 4.0 CEUs of class work in a maximum of four years
  • Enrollment in our program or in the recycling, waste management, or composting business for at least one year
  • Passing of the Certification Examination

Once certification is attained, 3.0 CEUs will be required every three years following graduation to maintain certification. 


2015 Overview and Requirements


Penn State University Continuing Education policies require that participants be present for at least 80% of each class in order to receive credit. It will be up to each individual to read and study supplemental materials as well as the manual on their own time.

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