SOURCE: EcoPlus, Inc.

June 19, 2008 11:01 ET

EcoPlus, Inc. Announces Approval of Patent Issuance for Its Technology

Technology Provides for Generation of Alternative Fuels

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - EcoPlus, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina (PINKSHEETS: ECPL), announced today that on June 10, 2008, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved the issuance of a patent for the company's process for the treatment of "brown grease."

This freshly patented and commercially proven technology utilizes an environmentally friendly process for turning brown grease restaurant refuse into a high quality, solid fuel product. This fuel product can be used as a coal substitute to produce power, as an adjunct fuel in waste-to-energy and steam plant operations and as a fuel for industrial process heat over a broad range of applications whether as a standalone fuel or cofired with other fuels or biofuels. The option to capture BTUs for energy that is normally wasted is highly attractive in the tight energy environment of today.

Phil Hicks, CEO of EcoPlus, Inc., noted, "This patent validates our belief in our technology as being unique and will have a substantial impact to the company's future growth. With the patent in hand, we have enhanced our credibility in both treatment of brown grease, an increasingly high profile environmental issue, and in the production of a constructive, value added final product that is a high quality, alternative fuel."

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