updated 2/9/2011 10:16:37 AM ET 2011-02-09T15:16:37

BOSTON, Feb. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Converted Organics Inc. (Nasdaq:COIN) announced today that the Company has launched TerraSphere's new and innovative website ( www.terraspheresystems.com ) in conjunction with the release of the recently created animated vertical farming video, "Two Seeds, Two Stories" which can be found on the home page of the website.   TerraSphere's "Two Seeds, Two Stories" was created to educate the public about the benefits of vertical farming in a short, easy to understand animated video.

"TerraSphere has been advancing so quickly, that we realized the need to create a more comprehensive website which reflects the Company's new activities and developments and provides for greater usability and access to information," said Mark Gildea, President & CEO of TerraSphere Systems. Gildea continues, "Vertical Farming is a new concept to the majority of the population. We decided to create the 'Two Seeds, Two Stories' video to educate the general public about vertical farming and to explain the benefits of TerraSphere's vertical farming systems in an entertaining way."

Both the TerraSphere website and the TerraSphere concept video "Two Seeds, Two Stories" were created by Martin Randal Communications, a creative communications firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Eric Rotramel, President of Martin Randal, comments, "As Martin Randal's niche is in the green technology and sustainability sector, we are thrilled to work with TerraSphere in educating the public about the emerging vertical farming industry. The website and video are key vehicles for effectively communicating the innovative and exciting advantages of TerraSphere's vertical farming technologies."

About Converted Organics

Converted Organics' (Nasdaq:COIN) mission is to promote, develop and operate profitable innovative clean technologies that contribute to the improvement of our environment by use of sustainable business practices and the judicious use of natural resources.   Converted Organics Inc. is currently composed of three primary lines of business at the intersection of Agriculture, Water and Waste Recycling. Each business contributes to our mission and uses sustainable business practices that protect and value the environment.   The three lines of business are Organic Fertilizer (Converted Organics), Vertical Farming (TerraSphere Systems - www.terraspheresystems.com ), and Industrial Wastewater Treatment (Industrial Wastewater Resources).

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

About Martin Randal Communications

Martin Randal (martinrandal.com) is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based brand communications firm that, for the last eleven years, has been delivering smart, fluff-free ideas that generate awareness among the right prospects and business from the right customers. "Our sweet spot' is green technology and sustainability.  Not only do these agree with our social consciences, they're a reflection of our core philosophy — doing well by doing good."

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements include information about possible or assumed future results of our business, financial condition, liquidity, results of operations, plans and objectives. In some cases, you may identify forward-looking statements by words such as "may," "should," "plan," "intend," "potential," "continue," "believe," "expect," "predict," "anticipate" and "estimate," the negative of these words or other comparable words. These statements are only predictions. One should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements are qualified by their terms and/or important factors, many of which are outside the Company's control, involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from the statements made. The forward-looking statements are based on the Company's beliefs, assumptions and expectations of our future performance, taking into account information currently available to the Company. These beliefs, assumptions and expectations can change as a result of many possible events or factors, including those events and factors, not all of which are known to the company, described most recently in the "Risk Factors" section in the Company's most recently filed annual report on Form 10-K. Neither the Company nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of these statements. The Company will update the information in this press release only to the extent required under applicable securities laws. If a change occurs, the company's business, financial condition, liquidity and results of operations may vary materially from those expressed in the aforementioned forward-looking statements.

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CONTACT: Investor Contacts:
         Jim Blackman, 713-256-0369
         PR Financial Marketing
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         or
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