Swisher Hygiene Inc.’s Board of Directors Approves May 27, 2016 Filing of Certificate of Dissolution

Company Shares to Cease Trading on OTCQB and Close Stock Transfer Book Upon Filing

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – April 14, 2016 – Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB: SWSH) announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously approved the filing of a Certificate of Dissolution (the “Certificate”) on Friday, May 27, 2016 (the “Final Record Date”).  The Certificate will be filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on the Final Record Date.  The filing of the Certificate will be made pursuant to a Plan of Dissolution approved by stockholders at the Company’s annual meeting held on October 15, 2015.

The Company has notified OTCQB that the Certificate will be filed on the Final Record Date and that as of 6:00 pm Eastern Time on the Final Record Date, the Company’s shares will cease to be traded on OTCQB.  Also after the Final Record Date, the Company’s stock transfer books will be closed and transfers of the shares of the Company’s common stock will no longer be recorded.  The Company also intends to seek relief from the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to suspend certain of its reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  If the SEC grants such relief, the Company intends to report any further material events relating to the liquidation and dissolution on Form 8-K.

Pursuant to the Plan of Dissolution, and under Delaware law, the dissolution of the Company shall be effective as of 6:00 pm Eastern Time on the Final Record Date.  Under Delaware law, the dissolved corporation is continued for three (3) years (unless extended by direction of the Court of Chancery) to enable the company’s directors to wind up the affairs of the corporation, including the discharge of the Company’s liabilities and to distribute to the stockholders remaining assets, if any.  No assurances can be made as to if or when any such distribution will be made, or the amount of any such distribution, if one is made.  Any distribution, however, would be made to the Company’s stockholders of record as of the Final Record Date.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.  All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to the Company including information obtained by the Company from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part.  All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available on www.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and the Company’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.
Swisher Hygiene Inc. is an OTCQB listed company that closed on the sale of its U.S. operations to Ecolab Inc. on November 2, 2015.  For more information, please visit www.swshinvestors.com.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. Announces Filing of Form 10-K for the Year Ended December 31, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the “Company”) (OTCQB:SWSH) announced today that it has filed its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015.

Fourth Quarter 2015 Highlights and Subsequent Events

  • As of December 31, 2015, the Company had $25.2 million of cash and cash equivalents and no outstanding debt on its balance sheet.
  • On February 19, 2016, William T. Nanovsky resigned as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company effective March 31, 2016.  On February 26, 2016, William M. Pierce resigned as Chief Executive Officer and President effective March 31, 2016.  Richard L. Handley, Chairman of the Company, will succeed Mr. Pierce and has been appointed President (principle executive officer) and Secretary of the Company effective April 1, 2016.  Mr. Pierce will remain a member of the Company’s board of directors and continue to advise and assist the Company on its future direction.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.  All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to the Company including information obtained by the Company from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part.  All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available on www.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and the Company’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is an OTCQB listed company that closed on the sale of its U.S. operations to Ecolab Inc. on November 2, 2015.  For more information, please visit www.swshinvestors.com.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. Receives Delisting Notice From Nasdaq

Common Stock to Commence Trading on OTCQB on January 15, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SWSH) announced today that the Company notified The Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) that it was withdrawing its request for a hearing before the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel. The Company had earlier requested the hearing in response to its receipt of a delist determination from the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Staff”), dated November 12, 2015.  As a result of the Company’s sale of substantially all of its operations to Ecolab Inc., the Staff’s letter indicated that it believes the Company is a “public shell” and, in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5100, the continued listing of the Company’s securities on the Nasdaq Capital Market is no longer warranted.  On January 13, 2016, Nasdaq informed the Company that trading in the Company’s common stock will be suspended on the Nasdaq Capital Market effective with the open of business on Friday, January 15, 2016, and that it will initiate the formal delisting process.

Effective with the open of business on Friday, January 15, 2016, the Company’s common stock will trade on the OTCQB Marketplace, and will continue to trade under the ticker symbol “SWSH”.  Beginning Friday, January 15, 2016, investors will be able to view real-time best bid and ask quotes for “SWSH” athttp://www.otcmarkets.com and through most online broker websites.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.  All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to the Company including information obtained by the Company from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part.  All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available onwww.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and the Company’s other filings with theSecurities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ listed company that closed on the sale of its U.S. operations to Ecolab LLC on November 2, 2015.  For more information, please visit www.swshinvestors.com.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. Receives Nasdaq Notice

Intends to Request Hearing

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SWSH) announced today that on November 12, 2015, the Company received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Staff”) of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) indicating that, in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5100, the Staff believes the Company is a “public shell” and, as a result, the continued listing of the Company’s securities on Nasdaq is no longer warranted. The Company intends to timely request a hearing before the Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel to address the Staff’s determination, which request will automatically stay any delisting action by the Staff. We anticipate that trading in the Company’s securities will continue on Nasdaq pending the ultimate resolution of this matter with Nasdaq.

The Company’s Board of Directors will continue to determine when and whether to proceed with the Plan of Dissolution approved by the Company’s stockholders on October 15, 2015, which provided the Board of Directors with the discretion to determine, within twelve months of such approval, when and whether to proceed with the Plan of Dissolution.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.  All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to the Company including information obtained by the Company from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part.  All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available onwww.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and the Company’s other filings with theSecurities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ listed company that closed on the sale of its U.S. operations to Ecolab on November 2, 2015.  For more information, please visit www.swshinvestors.com.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. Announces Filing of Form 10-Q for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SWSH) announced today that it has filed its Form 10-Q for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.

Third Quarter 2015 Highlights and Subsequent Events

  • In August, completed the sale of its Canadian operations for a purchase price of US$2.6 million in cash plus US$0.2 million of liabilities, for total proceeds of US$2.8 million.
  • On November 2, completed the sale of the stock of its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary Swisher International, Inc. and other assets relating to the Company’s U.S. operations, which comprised all of its remaining operating interests, to Ecolab Inc. At closing, Ecolab paid the closing purchase price of approximately $40.5 million, less a $2 million holdback to address working capital and other adjustments in accordance with the agreement governing the transaction. The closing purchase price proceeds received by the Company were reduced to pay (i) a $2.0 million fine to the United States of America pursuant to the terms of a previously announced Deferred Prosecution Agreement entered into between the Company and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina; (ii) indebtedness of the Company of approximately $5.7 million; (iii) a deposit securing letters of credit of approximately $1.6 million; (iv) certain transaction fees of approximately $1.2 million; and (v) other accrued and post-closing obligations that survived the transaction.

“We are pleased to have completed the sale of our remaining operating businesses to Ecolab on November 2nd ,” said William M. Pierce, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  “The Company will now focus on what is in the best interest of shareholders to maximize value with respect to the authorized Plan of Dissolution and on the payment of the ongoing obligations of the Company as more fully discussed in our Form 10-Q filed today.”

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.  All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to the Company including information obtained by the Company from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part.  All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2015, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available onwww.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and the Company’s other filings with theSecurities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. Announces Closing on the Sale of Its U.S. Operations to Ecolab

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, today announced that it has closed on the sale of its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary Swisher International, Inc., which comprised all of its remaining operating interests, to Ecolab Inc.

Additional information regarding the closing will be included in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K.

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Swisher Announces Results of Annual Meeting

Proposed Sale to Ecolab Inc. Approved

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (“Swisher”) (NASDAQ:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, announced that at its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held today (the “Annual Meeting”), stockholders representing 57.9% of Swisher’s outstanding shares approved the proposed sale of all of the assets primarily used in Swisher’s chemical service, wholesale and hygiene businesses (in each case outside of Canada) to Ecolab.  The sale transaction is scheduled to close on November 2, 2015.

In addition, at the Annual Meeting the proposed Plan of Dissolution was approved by stockholders representing 56.9% of Swisher’s outstanding shares.  The Plan of Dissolution provides Swisher’s Board of Directors discretion to determine, within twelve months of such approval, when and whether to proceed with the Plan of Dissolution.  The stockholders also approved the ratification of Grant Thornton LLP as Swisher’s independent registered public accountant and approved the election of Richard L. Handley, Joseph Burke, William M. Pierce, William D. Pruitt and David Prussky to the Swisher Board of Directors.  The final voting results of the Annual Meeting will be made available publicly in a Form 8-K to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission later today.

An audio replay of the Annual Meeting is available on the Investors section of Swisher’s website at http://www.swsh.com.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ listed service company delivering essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions to customers in a wide range of end-markets, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality, retail and healthcare industries.  These solutions are typically delivered by employees on a regularly scheduled basis and involve providing Swisher’s customers with consumable products such as detergents, cleaning chemicals, soap and hand sanitizers, paper and specialty products.  Most of these offerings are coupled with the rental and servicing of dish machines, dispensing equipment and additional services such as the cleaning of restrooms and other facilities.  EPA-registered disinfectants that meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines are also offered to assist customers with their need to disinfect environmental surfaces that may harbor specific viruses. Swisher is committed to service excellence, as what Swisher does matters to thousands of customers on a daily basis, helping to create the cleanest and healthiest environments.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by Swisher as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies.  All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to Swisher including information obtained by Swisher from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part.  All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of Swisher’s Proxy Statement relating to the Annual Meeting and Swisher’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available on www.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and Swisher’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. Swisher disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

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Swisher Hygiene Inc. Announces Agreement to Sell Its U.S. Operations to Ecolab

Transaction Expected to Close During the Fourth Quarter Pending Approval of the Company’s Stockholders

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (“Swisher”) (NASDAQ:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, today announced that the Company agreed to sell the stock of its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary Swisher International, Inc.and other assets relating to Swisher’s U.S. operations, which comprise all of Swisher’s remaining operating interests, to Ecolab Inc. for $40.0 million in cash, of which $2.0 million is subject to a holdback for working capital adjustments. In the transaction, Swisher will retain certain debt and liabilities as set forth in the Purchase Agreement governing the sale. Completion of the transaction is subject to stockholder approval and other customary conditions.

“We believe the transaction is in the best interest of our stockholders and creates a very positive opportunity for our customers and employees. This transaction provides a broader customer base of business, additional service support, and the resources to expand our business and better service our customers. We believe Swisher International’s business model complements Ecolab’s existing institutional U.S. operations and will benefit our customers and employees,” said William M. Pierce, President and Chief Executive Officer of Swisher.

Conference Call

Swisher will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss this announcement as well as its second quarter 2015 results today at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call can be accessed over the phone by dialing (855) 437-4412 or for international callers by dialing (484) 756-4295 and providing conference ID 5067258; please dial-in 10 minutes before the start of the call. A replay will be available two hours after the call and can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 or for international callers by dialing 1-404-537-3406; the conference ID is 5067258. The replay will be available until Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by Swisher as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to Swisher including information obtained by Swisher from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of Swisher’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available on www.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and Swisher’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher’s SEDAR profile atwww.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. Swisher disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ listed service company delivering essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions to customers in a wide range of end-markets, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality, retail and healthcare industries. These solutions are typically delivered by employees on a regularly scheduled basis and involve providing Swisher’s customers with consumable products such as detergents, cleaning chemicals, soap and hand sanitizers, paper and specialty products. Most of these offerings are coupled with the rental and servicing of dish machines, dispensing equipment and additional services such as the cleaning of restrooms and other facilities. EPA-registered disinfectants that meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines are also offered to assist customers with their need to disinfect environmental surfaces that may harbor specific viruses. Swisher is committed to service excellence, as what Swisher does matters to thousands of customers on a daily basis, helping to create the cleanest and healthiest environments.

Additional Information and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed sale by Swisher Hygiene Inc. of its wholly owned subsidiary Swisher International, Inc. and other assets relating to Swisher Hygiene’s U.S. operations to Ecolab, Inc. (the “Sale Transaction”), Swisher Hygiene will file a proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission(“SEC”). Swisher Hygiene will mail the definitive proxy statement to its stockholders.  INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE BECAUSE IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SWISHER HYGIENE AND THE SALE TRANSACTION.  Investors and security holders may obtain a free copy of the definitive proxy statement, when it becomes available, and other documents filed by Swisher Hygiene with the SEC at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov.

The definitive proxy statement and such other documents also will be available for free on Swisher Hygiene’s website at www.swsh.com under the Investors page or by directing a written request to Swisher Hygiene Inc., 4725 Piedmont Row Drive, Suite 400, Charlotte, North Carolina 28210 Attention: Investor Relations.

Participants in a Solicitation

Swisher Hygiene and its directors, executive officers and other members of its management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from its stockholders in connection with the Sale Transaction. Information concerning the interests of Swisher Hygiene’s participants in the solicitation is set forth in Swisher Hygiene’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, which was filed with the SEC on April 1, 2015 and Amendment No. 1 to the Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2014, which was filed with the SEC on April 30, 2015, and in the definitive proxy statement relating to the Sale Transaction when it becomes available.

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Swisher Hosting Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Results on Thursday, August 13, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (“Swisher”) (NASDAQ:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, announced today that it will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss their second quarter financial results onThursday, August 13, 2015 at 8:30 AM Eastern time.

The conference call can be accessed over the phone by dialing (855) 437-4412 or for international callers by dialing (484) 756-4295 and providing conference ID 5067258; please dial-in 10 minutes before the start of the call. A replay will be available two hours after the call and can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 or for international callers by dialing 1-404-537-3406; the conference ID is 5067258. The replay will be available until Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

In order to access the live webcast, please go to the Investors section of Swisher’s website at http://www.swsh.com and click on the webcast link that will be made available. A replay will be available shortly after the original webcast.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ listed service company delivering essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions to customers in a wide range of end-markets, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality, retail and healthcare industries.  These solutions are typically delivered by employees on a regularly scheduled basis and involve providing Swisher’s customers with consumable products such as detergents, cleaning chemicals, soap and hand sanitizers, paper and specialty products. Most of these offerings are coupled with the rental and servicing of dish machines, dispensing equipment and additional services such as the cleaning of restrooms and other facilities.  EPA-registered disinfectants that meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines are also offered to assist customers with their need to disinfect environmental surfaces that may harbor specific viruses. Swisher is committed to service excellence, as what Swisher does matters to thousands of customers on a daily basis, helping to create the cleanest and healthiest environments.

CONTACT: For Further Information, Please Contact:



         Swisher Hygiene Inc.



         Investor Contact:

         Amy Simpson

         Phone: (704) 602-7116

Source: Swisher Hygiene Inc.

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Swisher Announces Sale of Its Canadian Operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swisher Hygiene Inc. (“Swisher”) (NASDAQ:SWSH), a leading service provider of essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions, today announced that it completed the sale of its Canadian operations during the third quarter 2015 for a purchase price ofUS$2.6 million in cash plus US$169,000 of payable items, for total proceeds of US$2.769 million. The difference between the sale price and the carrying value of the assets sold will be a gain in the third quarter of 2015.

Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information

All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release constitute “forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws and the Securities Act (Ontario) and are based on the expectations, estimates and projections of management as of the date of this press release unless otherwise stated. All statements other than historical facts are, or may be, deemed to be forward looking statements. The words “plans,” “expects,” “is expected,” “scheduled,” “estimates,” or “believes,” or similar words or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may,” “could,” “would,” “might,” or “will be taken,” “occur,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by Swisher as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. All of these assumptions have been derived from information currently available to Swisher including information obtained by Swisher from third-party sources. These assumptions may prove to be incorrect in whole or in part. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by the above cautionary statements and those made in the “Risk Factors” section of Swisher’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available on www.sec.gov, and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com, and Swisher’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and with Canadian securities regulators available on Swisher’s SEDAR profile atwww.sedar.com. The forward-looking information set forth in this press release is subject to various assumptions, risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. Swisher disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events and circumstances, except to the extent required by applicable law.

About Swisher Hygiene Inc.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a NASDAQ listed service company delivering essential hygiene and sanitizing solutions to customers in a wide range of end-markets, with a particular emphasis on the foodservice, hospitality, retail and healthcare industries. These solutions are typically delivered by employees on a regularly scheduled basis and involve providing Swisher’s customers with consumable products such as detergents, cleaning chemicals, soap and hand sanitizers, paper and specialty products. Most of these offerings are coupled with the rental and servicing of dish machines, dispensing equipment and additional services such as the cleaning of restrooms and other facilities. EPA-registered disinfectants that meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines are also offered to assist customers with their need to disinfect environmental surfaces that may harbor specific viruses. Swisher is committed to service excellence, as what Swisher does matters to thousands of customers on a daily basis, helping to create the cleanest and healthiest environments.

CONTACT: For Further Information, Please Contact:



         Swisher Hygiene Inc.



         Investor Contact:

         Amy Simpson

         Phone: (704) 602-7116

Source: Swisher Hygiene Inc.

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