SOURCE: EcoPlus, Inc.

August 15, 2007 09:00 ET

EcoPlus, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Phillip J. Hicks as President

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwire - August 15, 2007) - (PINKSHEETS: ECPL) EcoPlus, Inc. announced the appointment of Phillip J. Hicks as President and Director. Mr. Hicks joined the management team of EcoPlus, Inc. in early 2007.

Mr. Hicks enjoyed a twelve-year career with Owens Corning Fiberglas. During his tenure he was primarily involved in product distribution and exports and held various management positions. In 1980, he along with a partner established a building materials distribution company, Denver Distribution Inc. After growing the company to approximately $60 million in annual sales, the company was sold in 1998, as part of a rollup. Mr. Hicks retained the title of Executive Vice President of Operations for the new company (Service Partners, LLC) until October 2000. Since October of 2000, he has been President and equity owner of several companies. He has retained his ownership interests in these companies but has had no active role since joining EcoPlus, Inc.

Ralph Rogers, CEO of EcoPlus, stated, "We are pleased to have Phil join the Company and know that with his tremendous business expertise he will be a true asset to our management team."

"I am delighted to be joining EcoPlus, Inc. with its focus on alternative fuel technology and look forward to making a contribution to the company's long-term development goals," Hicks said.

About EcoPlus, Inc.

ECPL ( has a patent-pending, commercially proven technology that utilizes an environmentally friendly process for turning brown grease restaurant refuse into a high-quality, solid fuel product. This 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. The option to capture BTUs for energy that is normally wasted is highly attractive in the tight energy environment of today.

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