BOSTON, June 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Converted Organics Inc. (Nasdaq:COIN) announced today that its Converted Organics 8-1-4™ and Converted Organics 4-1-8™ all-natural, granular organic fertilizers have received OMRI Certification and are now Allowed for use in the Generic Material Listing: Fertilizers, Blended, Class: Crop Fertilizers and Soil Amendments, and qualifies both products for placement in the OMRI Products List.
The recent certification of Converted Organics 8-1-4 and Converted Organics 4-1-8 demonstrate that both products have gained compliance with the rules set forth by the OMRI Policy and Standards Manual, and represents adherence to USDA National Organic Program Rule (7 CFR Part 205). "Converted Organics is very pleased to receive OMRI Certification for our 8-1-4 and 4-1-8 granular fertilizers, both of which are formulated to provide exceptional results for consumers and agricultural professionals alike," said Edward J. Gildea, President of Converted Organics. "We expect the OMRI certifications to not only allow us to now sell our granular fertilizers into the agricultural market for certified organic crop production, but to also help drive consumer market growth through inclusion in organic labeling programs such as the Home Depot's Eco Options Program, both of which represent exciting new opportunities for growth for the Company."
About Converted Organics
Converted Organics (Nasdaq:COIN) (www.convertedorganics.com) is dedicated to producing high-quality, all-natural, organic soil amendment and fertilizer products through food waste recycling. The Company uses its proprietary High Temperature Liquid Composting (HTLC) system, a proven, state-of-the-art microbial digestion technology, to process various biodegradable food wastes into dry pellet and liquid concentrate organic fertilizers that help grow healthier food and improve environmental quality. Converted Organics sells and distributes its environmentally-friendly fertilizer products in the retail, professional turf management, and agribusiness markets.
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