• Filing Date: 2017-05-31
  • Form Type: 10-K/A
  • Description: Annual report (Amendment)
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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
May 19, 2017
Jun. 30, 2016
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0000949721    
Amendment Flag true    
Amendment Description

EXPLANATORY NOTE

 

On April 17, 2017, Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc, a New York corporation (the “Company”), filed its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 (the “Annual Report”). On May 22, 2017, the Company received comments (the “Comments”) from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) related to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 filed with the Commission of March 10, 2017, Amendment No.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on May 1, 2017 and the Annual Report. This amendment to the Annual Report is being filed in response to such comments.

   
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Type 10-K    
Trading Symbol Mrdn    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 18,409,170
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   7,341,609