updated 9/10/2010 8:50:18 AM ET 2010-09-10T12:50:18

BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Converted Organics Inc. (Nasdaq:COIN) announced today that, as part of its comprehensive 2010 retail marketing strategy, the Company will be featured on The Paul Parent Garden Club talk radio program this Sunday, September 12, at 7:30 a.m. EDT.

Paul Parent, a leading regional gardening expert, provides horticulture advice to over one-half million listeners each week through his syndicated program, which airs on twenty-five radio stations in the Northeast and in select states outside the Northeast.

"Being featured on the Paul Parent Show gives Converted Organics Inc. an excellent opportunity this season to get our brand out in front of homeowners in the Northeast, many of whom will apply one more round of fertilizer this fall. We look forward to explaining the benefits of our organic fertilizer, the importance of applying fertilizer in the fall, and believe that this segment can help drive traffic to Home Depot and Whole Foods Markets locations that carry our products," said David A. Flannery, Vice President of Marketing for Converted Organics. "At the retail level, we have increased same-store sales by 100% thus far in 2010 compared to 2009. We believe that a concentrated effort to increase consumer awareness of Converted Organics' fertilizer products will drive continued sales growth for our products."

About Converted Organics Inc.

Converted Organics Inc. (Nasdaq:COIN) ( www.convertedorganics.com ) is dedicated to producing high-quality, all-natural, organic soil amendment and fertilizer products through food waste recycling. The Company uses its proprietary High Temperature Liquid Composting (HTLC) system, a proven, state-of-the-art microbial digestion technology, to process various biodegradable food wastes into dry pellet and liquid concentrate organic fertilizers that help grow healthier food and improve environmental quality. Converted Organics sells and distributes its environmentally-friendly fertilizer products in the retail, professional turf management, and agribusiness markets.

The Converted Organics Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7431

About The Paul Parent Garden ClubTM  

Paul Parent has been on the radio providing gardening advice to listeners in New England for the last 20 years. Paul's expert gardening advice is now heard on stations all over the country with one-half million loyal listeners. For more information, or to find a radio station in your area that broadcasts The Paul Parent Garden Club radio show visit www.paulparent.com.


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