PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 7, 2014) - Earth911 Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (OTCQB: QRHC) ("Quest"), has been featured by Forbes. 'How Earth911 Helps Companies Reach Eco-Conscious Customers', written by Brian Honigman, was published on February 21 in the publication's Leadership section.
The article focuses on how Earth911 educates individuals and businesses on recycling and sustainability best practices. As stated in the article, 'The site is dedicated to educating its 9 million readers on recycling and sustainability in their homes and communities, as well as helping businesses see the value in addressing the growing number of environmentally conscious consumers.' The article also includes quotes from Earth 911 CEO Brian Dick.
On the topic of businesses' role in reducing waste, Earth 911 CEO Brian Dick stated the following to Forbes, 'According to CEO Brian Dick, Earth911 aims to "become the voice of the consumer to the large retailers, packaging companies and manufacturers [to alert them] that there is a strong segment out there that makes buying decisions based off of green factors."'
When interviewed about the role of social media in recycling education, Dick gave Forbes the following response, '"The consumer product companies and retailers that are coming to us are looking for a way to engage [with consumers]. And the quickest way to engage, especially with the younger generation, is through social media," said Dick.'
When discussing Recycling Intelligence, Earth911's consumer recycling outlet database, Dick had the following response to Forbes, '"It's a chain of events that, believe it or not, can actually start with the actions of a very few to impact a very large industry," Dick said.'
Earth911 has been featured on other popular media outlets such as the Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Mother Nature Network and the Huffington Post. Earth911 Media is a division of Earth911, Inc., a for-profit wholly owned subsidiary of Quest Resource Holding Corporation.
Brian Honigman is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on Mashable, Entrepreneur and The Huffington Post.
About Earth911, Inc.
Earth911, Inc. (earth911.com) supports the growth and goals of businesses and the information needs of consumers on topics relevant to recycling and low-waste. Earth911, Inc.'s client solutions division, Vertigent (http://www.vertigent.com), is the technology partner for businesses to create unique consumer engagement opportunities through recycling intelligence, powered by the largest directory of recycling information in the US. Earth911® (earth911.com) is a lifestyle and media publishing website that connects advertising partners with consumers in all aspects of their daily lives, from work and home to food and style. Earth911, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (OTCQB: QRHC).
About Quest Resource Holding Corporation
Quest provides effective programs for sustainability, recycling, and resource management. Through its subsidiaries, Quest Resource Management Group, LLC and Earth911, Inc., Quest designs and manages the program's execution and delivers the digital resource for content and data for a lower-waste lifestyle. Quest is dedicated to creating a more sustainable and profitable approach for its enterprise clients, and a multifaceted and inclusive medium for sustainability publishing. (OTCQB: QRHC)(www.QRHC.com)