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

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

The Blueshirt Group to Expand Shareholder Communications and Outreach

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

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 andapplications
throughout the world.

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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

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CONTACT: Investor Relations:
         Shawn Severson
         The Blueshirt Group
         Phone: (415) 489-2198
         Press and Media Relations:
         Alex Wellins
         The Blueshirt Group
         Phone: (415) 217-5861
         Corey McGuire
         Director of Marketing
         Ecosphere Technologies, Inc.
         Phone: (772) 287-4846
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