EcoScraps Expands Leadership Team, Adds Chief Financial Officer and Board Member

  EcoScraps Expands Leadership Team, Adds Chief Financial Officer and Board

  *Former Skullcandy VP, Ron Ross, Named Chief Financial Officer and Chief
    Operating Officer of EcoScraps; Brings Record of Success in Helping
    Innovative Startup Companies Grow
  *Amy Yoder, Business Unit Head of Arysta LifeScience North America, Joins
    the Board of Directors to Advise the Company as it Prepares for National

Business Wire

PROVO, Utah -- January 23, 2013

EcoScraps, a provider of organic, chemical- and manure-free lawn and garden
products, today announced veteran financial executive Ron Ross has been named
the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. The company
also announced that Amy Yoder, the Business Unit Head of Arysta LifeScience
North America and an industry expert, has joined its board of directors.

Ross, most recently Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer
at Skullcandy Inc., was a key player in the company’s rise from a Utah-based
startup to one of the world’s leading headphone makers and helped oversee the
company’s initial public stock offering in 2011. He hasdeveloped deep
financial and operational knowledge from his time workingin public accounting
and from the years spent working with startups. In addition to his career
achievements he holds a B.S. degree from the University of Utah, an M.S.
degree from Boston University and an M.B.A from Bentley College.

“I am excited about joining EcoScrapsand the opportunity to be part of a
young energetic team working to introduce unique products into the market,”
Ross said. “My experience working with a consumer-facing branded product
company like Skullcandy translates well to the role I will play at EcoScraps.
The company is in the early stages of its expansion and I look forward to
implementing some of the processes I learned and leveraging some of the
experiences I’ve had in my previous positions to help the company grow.”

In Yoder’s current position she is responsible for the company’s crop
protection businesses in the United States, Canada and Australasia. Before
joining Arysta LifeScience in 2010, she held a number of positions in the
agrichemical industry including Senior Advisor to Atlas Advisors, President of
the United Industries division of Spectrum Brands, Vice President and General
Manager for Biolab of Chemtura, Vice President of the turf and specialty
division of Nufarm, and President of the UAPTimberland division of United Agri
Products, among others. Yoder is a graduate of Michigan State University, and
holds a degree in agricultural technology and systems management.

“I’ve spent my career in the lawn and garden business and my passions have
always centered around agricultural topics,” Yoder said. “EcoScraps is in a
prime position to really shake up the way that we approach garden care and I
look forward to being a part of the movement.”

Beneficial for both consumers and the environment, EcoScraps processes recycle
more than 10,000 tons of produce waste annually. EcoScraps’ products are held
to the highest eco-friendly standards while maintaining the industry’s best
levels of lawn and garden performance.Made entirely from fruit and vegetable
waste, these products are helping reintroduce nutrients into gardens across
America that have been victim to soil nutrient depletion levels of nearly 80
percent over the course of the last century.

“We are lucky to have Ron and Amy join our leadership team, as the breadth of
their talents will surely benefit EcoScraps at this important time in our
company’s growth," said EcoScraps CEO and co-founder, Dan Blake. “In his
combined role as CFO and COO, Ron will oversee the company’s financial
management decisions and operational processes and his wealth of experience,
investment savvy and financial leadership will be an invaluable asset as our
company focuses on national retail expansion in the coming year. Amy, a
well-respected figure in the industry, will help develop EcoScraps’ strategy
for the future and guide our company in a smart and strategic way that
continues to benefit both consumers and the earth.”

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About EcoScraps

EcoScraps is an organic lawn and garden products manufacturer that was
established in 2010. Its process recycles food waste into nutrient-rich
products that help plants grow healthier in the most environmentally friendly
way possible. EcoScraps has received several awards in its short history,
including the2010 Sparkseed Innovatorhonor,2010 SOCAP Scholar, Utah
Business’ 2012 Sustainable Business Awardand was named as one of theTop 25
Most Promising Social Ventures in AmericabyBusinessweek. To learn more about
EcoScraps and its products,


EcoScraps PR
Katy Laine Kenealy, 801-828-6056
Brian Spittler, 801-461-9780
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