Texas Online Metals Recycler Training

September 30, 2020

NOTICE: The MRE Training Course is available. This online course can be found in the Training section on your Texas Online Metals home page. Please contact DPS if there are further questions. (4/24/2024)


1. What is the Texas Online Metals (TOM) Recycler Training?

An online training course which MRE owners are required to complete per Texas Administrative Code §36.34.  It contains information about laws and regulations necessary to operate an MRE in the state of Texas.

2. How do I access the Texas Online Metals (TOM) Recycler Training?

Users can access the training after they have received an email notifying them of their registration in TOM.  All MRE owners should receive a confirmation email. If you have not received a notification and believe you should have access to the training, contact DPS.

3. I cannot login to the Texas Online Metals (TOM) Recycler Training page. I do not remember my username or my password. What do I need to do?

The username is your email address. If you don't know or can't remember your password, reset your password. If you still cannot log in, contact DPS regarding the issue.

4. I have multiple locations. Do I have to retake the training every time one of my locations is up for renewal?

No, however the Texas Online Metals (TOM) Recycler Training is only valid for two (2) years from the completion date and can be applied to all location renewals within that timeframe.

5. Can I have all my employees take the Online Training?

Yes. The Texas Online Metals Recycler Training is required for MRE owners however anyone can take the training. To add employees to the TOM system, select Add Additional Users and enter the information for the employee. Only MRE Owners are required to provide certificates of completion.