Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. Announces Hiring New Investor Relations And Public Relations Firm

STUART, Fla., Dec. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH), an innovative U.S. technology licensing and manufacturing company, today announced that the Company has engaged The Blueshirt Group to assist Ecosphere in developing its communication and investor outreach program with the financial community and media.

"We are pleased to partner with The Blueshirt Group to help us expand our presence in the investment community and communicate the exciting commercial opportunities for our patented and proven technologies," said Dennis McGuire, Chairman and CEO of Ecosphere Technologies. "We are looking forward to leveraging The Blueshirt Group's extensive experience in working with growing energy and environmental technology companies as we enter the next stage of our company's development."

"This is a great opportunity to work with a leading environmental technology company and we are excited to help the investment community better understand the Ecosphere strategy and opportunity," said Shawn Severson, Managing Director of the Energy and Environmental Technologies practice at The Blueshirt Group. "With a very unique technology and a rapidly growing global water treatment market, we expect interest from the financial community will continue to expand and are delighted to be here as part of the Ecosphere team."

Mr. Severson will be available, on behalf of the Blueshirt Group, to meet shareholders and answer questions at Ecosphere's Annual Shareholders Meeting in Orlando, FL at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Convention Center on December 13, 2013.

About Ecosphere Technologies

Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:ESPH) is an innovative U.S. technology licensing and manufacturing company that develops environmental solutions for global markets. We help industry increase production, reduce costs, and protect the environment through a portfolio of more than 35 patented and patent-pending technologies: Technologies like Ozonix® and Ecos PowerCube®, which are licensable across a wide range of industries and applications throughout the world.

For more information, please visit http://www.ecospheretech.com

About The Blueshirt Group

The Blueshirt Group provides capital markets expertise and strategic financial and media relations counsel to growth companies and venture capital firms globally. Founded in 1999, our firm has earned its reputation as a leader in investor relations (IR), financial communications, financial media relations and crisis management. The Energy & Environmental Technologies practice is headed by Wall Street veteran Shawn Severson, who brings with him over 20 years of practical experience as a sell-side analyst at leading investment banks.

For more information, please visit http://www.blueshirtgroup.com/

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CONTACT: Investor Relations:         Shawn Severson         The Blueshirt Group         Phone: (415) 489-2198         E-mail: shawn@blueshirtgroup.com                  Press and Media Relations:         Alex Wellins         The Blueshirt Group         Phone: (415) 217-5861         E-mail: alex@blueshirtgroup.com                  Company:         Corey McGuire         Director of Marketing         Ecosphere Technologies, Inc.         Phone: (772) 287-4846         E-mail: cmcguire@ecospheretech.com