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Quest Resource Holding Corporation

July 16, 2014 06:00 ET

Quest Retains Edelman to Bolster Communications and Investor Relations

FRISCO, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2014) - Quest Resource Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: QRHC) ("Quest"), a leader in sustainability, recycling, and resource management), announced today that it has retained Edelman to assist the company in its expanding public and investor relations initiatives for each of its subsidiaries, Quest Resource Management Group as well as Earth911. 

Quest selected Edelman, the world's largest public relations firm, based on their reputation in the industry, approach and expertise in media relations, business and financial communication and investor relations (IR).

Edelman is comprised of 65 offices globally with more than 5,000 employees, and currently serves over 1,025 clients in the U.S., ranging from large corporations to small start-up companies. Quest will leverage Edelman's comprehensive approach to communications, integrating traditional communications with digital and thought leadership strategies. The engagement will maximize the company's exposure during a period of rapid growth. Edelman will be developing and executing a comprehensive strategy to convey Quest's vision and goals, while also helping build Quest's brand awareness and corporate reputation through enhanced external communications, investor relations and overall brand marketing strategies.

"We are excited to have a partner like Edelman, who is a global leader, to assist us with our investor relations and corporate branding," said Brian Dick, Quest CEO. "They provide us a wealth of knowledge and experience which we feel will bring value to our shareholders and be a catalyst in continuing to grow our company."

 "We are delighted to be able to harness our global capabilities in order to tell Quest's exciting story of growth," said David Chamberlin, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Edelman Dallas. "We look forward to helping raise Quest's profile with customers, investors and other stakeholders. Quest's work is at the heart of today's commitment to sustainable business and a more sustainable lifestyle, and Edelman is proud to be able to contribute to the firm's future growth." 

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. (NASDAQ: QRHC)(www.QRHC.com)

About Quest Resource Management Group, LLC
Quest Resource Management Group, LLC ("QuestRMG") is a full service environmental consulting and management company, headquartered in Frisco, Texas. Quest RMG supports the efforts of Fortune 500 companies to maximize profits and mitigate risks, while minimizing their ecological footprints. Quest RMG's clients span numerous industry segments, including food services, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, automotive aftermarket, and fleet industries. QuestRMG provides clients with comprehensive sustainability programs, innovative recycling solutions, and proven environmental protection. Quest prides itself in delivering targeted solutions exclusively tailored to the needs of each respective client. QuestRMG is a subsidiary under the Quest portfolio of companies (NASDAQ: QRHC). (www.questrmg.com)

About Earth911, Inc.
Earth911 (earth911.com) is a lifestyle and media publishing company that helps consumers live a zero waste lifestyle. Earth911 connects advertising partners with consumers in all aspects of their daily lives, from work and home to food and style. In addition, Earth911 offers the largest directory of recycling information in the United States. Earth911 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quest Resource Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: QRHC).

About Edelman
Edelman is the world's largest public relations firm, with more than 5,000 employees in 65 cities, as well as affiliates in more than 35 cities. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age's "A-List Agencies" in both 2010 and 2011, and an "Agency to Watch" in 2014; Adweek's "2011 PR Agency of the Year;" PRWeek's "2011 Large PR Agency of the Year;" and The Holmes Report's "2013 Global Agency of the Year" and its 2012 "Digital Agency of the Year." Edelman has been awarded seven Cannes Lions including the Grand Prix for PR in 2014. Edelman was named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Advertising Age in 2010 and 2012 and among Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work" in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Edelman Deportivo (creative), Blue (advertising), BioScience Communications (medical communications) and agency Edelman Significa (Brazil). Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information.

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