Toronto Stock Exchange Issues Delisting Notice to Swisher Hygiene

Toronto Stock Exchange Issues Delisting Notice to Swisher Hygiene

TSX Delisting Effective March 11, 2013, Subject to Conditions

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Swisher Hygiene, Inc.
("Swisher Hygiene") (Nasdaq:SWSH) (TSX:SWI), a leading provider of essential
hygiene and sanitation products and services, announced today that on February
11, 2013, it received notice from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX")
indicating the TSX had determined to delist the common stock of Swisher
Hygiene at the close of market on March 11, 2013 – subject to Swisher Hygiene
meeting TSX continued listing requirements – primarily relating to its failure
to file certain of its financial statements.

Swisher Hygiene expects to timely meet the conditions imposed by the TSX to
remain listed, and continues to work toward meeting the previously announced
conditions for continued listing on the NASDAQ Stock Market.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this
press release constitute "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking
statements" within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the
Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and
projections of management as of the date of this press release, unless
otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be,
deemed to be forward looking statements. The words "plans," "expects," "is
expected," "scheduled," "estimates," or "believes," or similar words or
variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions,
events or results "may," "could," "would," "might," or "will be taken,"
"occur," and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates
and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by Swisher Hygiene as of the
date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business,
economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. The estimates and
assumptions of Swisher Hygiene contained in this press release, which may
prove to be incorrect, include but are not limited to, the various assumptions
set forth herein. All of these assumptions have been derived from information
currently available to Swisher Hygiene including information obtained by
Swisher Hygiene from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be
incorrect in whole or in part. All of the forward-looking statements made in
this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those
made in the "Risk Factors" section of Swisher Hygiene's Annual Report on Form
10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 and its Quarterly Report on Form
10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, both filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, available on, and with Canadian securities
regulators available on Swisher Hygiene's SEDAR profile at, and
Swisher Hygiene's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher Hygiene's SEDAR
profile at The forward-looking information set forth in this
press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and
other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual
results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the
forward-looking information. Swisher Hygiene disclaims any intention or
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect
subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by
applicable law.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ and TSX listed company that provides
essential hygiene and sanitation solutions to customers throughout much of
North America and internationally through its global network of company-owned
operations, franchises and master licensees operating in countries across
Europe and Asia. These essential solutions include cleaning and sanitizing
chemicals, foodservice and laundry products, restroom hygiene programs and a
full range of related products and services. This broad set of offerings is
designed to promote superior cleanliness and sanitation in all commercial
environments, enhancing the safety, satisfaction and well-being of employees
and patrons. Swisher Hygiene's customers include a wide range of commercial
enterprises, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality,
retail, industrial and healthcare industries.

CONTACT: Swisher Hygiene Inc.
         Investor Contact:
         Amy Simpson
         Phone: (704) 602-7116
         Garrett Edson, ICR
         Phone: (203) 682-8331
         Media Contact:
         Alecia Pulman, ICR
         Phone: (203) 682-8224
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