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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.

National Recycling Certification Brochure  2015 - 2016 program

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania Certification Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Recycling Certification Program requires 40 hours of classroom training.  The program is held in three sessions a year. It is not relevant to which of the three required courses you start
with but you are required to take all three to become certified  

* Please note courses are subject to change.


 
Pennsylvania Recycling Certification required classroom courses 2016

Course Name and additional information

CEUs

Date

Location

  
                Winter Certification Training     2 of 3 certification training sessions          
               Brochure       Registration Form    Online Payment     Course Agenda
   
1.4  March 2 & 3
2016 
 CCRRA 
State College PA
  
                              Spring Certification Training  3 of 3 certification training sessions                           Brochure       Registration Form      Online Payment     Course Agenda & Descriptions
 
  1.4   May
5 & 6 
2016

Toftrees Resort 
State College,PA

                                Fall Certification Training  1 of 3 certification training sessions                                    Brochure          Registration Form        Course Agenda
 

1.2  October
 20 - 21
 Toftrees Resort 
State College,PA

Additional Certification Courses and Workshops 2016


Tour of CrushCrete - Asphalt and shingle and concrete recycling center  
Tour, lunch and questions  ($25 per person)
Online Registration & Payment      Standard Registration Form

Non Credit  April 28 
10 am
Bethlehem
PA 

Illegal Dumping Lab for Earth Day and Great American Cleanup of PA 
(more information coming) 

.3  April  PA 

299- Compost Operators Certificate -  Compost Facility Operations

.7  June or August  Centre County, PA 
 
PROP Conference 

 Pre-Conference Course:   540 - Grant writing .3 CEUs    312 - Creative Contracting .3 CEUs .6  July 26  Harrisburg, PA 
  1. Introduction to a Waste Audit
  2. Shingle and Concrete Recycling 
  3. Organics
  4. Social Media Marketing
  July
27-29 
 Harrisburg
PA

135 -Waste Audit

.6  September 20 - 21  Western
PA 
 130 - Commercial Recycling .4  September
20-21 
Western PA 

 

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


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 Overview and Requirements


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