CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC
We consent to the incorporation by reference
in Registration Statement Form S-3 (No. 333-221731, No. 333-221094, and No. 333-216621) of Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc.
of our report dated April 17, 2017, relating to the consolidated financial statements of Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. for the
year ended December 31, 2016, and to the reference to our firm under the heading “Experts” in the Prospectus, which
is part of this Registration Statement.
/s/ Hein & Associates LLP
April 16, 2018