JBI, Inc. Announces Board Appointment

Posted Jan 6th, 2011 in 2011 News Releases

THOROLD, Ontario, Jan. 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, JBI, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCQX:JBII) (JBI) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Fairbairn to the Company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Fairbairn is a self-employed chartered accountant, consulting for public companies since 1990 and a Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a current officer or director at a number of TSX Venture Exchange listed companies. His extensive experience in public accounting and corporate governance will be a strong asset for the Company's board of directors.

James Fairbairn graduated from the University of Western Ontario and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1987, and received his 1CD.D designation in 2009. Jim has worked as a consultant almost exclusively in the resource industry and has served as a senior officer and/or director of a number of public and private companies.

About JBI, Inc.

JBI, Inc. is an alternative Oil and Gas company. JBI developed a process that converts waste plastic into fuel (Plastic20il). JBI scaled a 1 kg process to a 20MT commercial processor in less than 1 year. On December 15, 2010, JBI received a Consent Order from the NYDEC to operate its Plastic20il factory in full commercial production and sell its fuel. For more information please review www.plastic2oil.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact: JBI, Inc.
Investor Relations
John Zervas
(877) 307-7067      
jpz@jbi-ir.com