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Cielo Appoints Stuart McCormick VP Of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs and Provides an Update on Construction and Financing

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada / June 5, 2017 / CSE: CMC: Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. ("Cielo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart McCormick, P.Eng. as Vice President of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs with respect to the construction and operation of its refineries. Mr. McCormick is a professional civil/environmental engineer with more than 30 years' of experience. Mr. McCormick is also an accomplished businessman with excellent working knowledge of multiple industries, including environmental services, waste management, consulting engineering, forest products, mining and energy. Mr. McCormick has extensive experience in engineering and science, technology and innovation, safe operations, business strategy and planning, project management, sales and marketing, financial analysis, people leadership, and capital allocation.

On April 19, 2017 Cielo announced the purchase of approximately 2.5 acres of land and an idle bio-diesel refinery ("High River Property"). The idle, multi-feedstock processing plant, built in 2009, for an approximate capex cost of $10.2 million ("Existing Refinery") was capable of producing about 16 million liters/year of bio-diesel utilizing animal tallow as its feedstock. Cielo's flexibility to be able to use various low cost waste products as its feedstock will result in higher margins and a better quality renewable diesel. The end-product previously produced was deemed to not be economic for use in Canada and only suited for export to the U.S. Cielo's end-product will be suited to be used year-round in Canada to meet the 2% - 5% federal and provincial mandates for renewable fuels that are currently in place. The annual demand for renewable fuels in Canada is currently more than 600 million liters, almost all of which is currently imported.

Cielo is now advancing its plans to move its demonstration plant from Red Deer to the High River Property after which it will be integrated into the Existing Refinery to produce high grade renewable fuels on a continuous flow basis ("High River Refinery"). The High River Refinery will be the first of potentially dozens of Cielo refineries that will convert, on a cost-effective basis, multiple different feedstocks, including landfill waste, compost, wood waste, tires, all plastics and blue box waste, into high grade renewable fuels.

The Company has completed the process design engineering and is now working on the retrofit drawings for the construction of the High River Refinery. Cielo's engineering team has also now completed the plot plan and is working on the piping, electrical and civil design work. Cielo has had numerous contractors on site since April 20th, working on the retrofit and has already seen significant advancement on the removal of the existing technology to make way for Cielo's proprietary technology. Mr. McCormick has also completed and submitted the municipal building permit and has now completed approximately 80% of the provincial industrial permit application.


On April 13, 2017 Cielo announced that it had entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with NxGen Global Inc. ("NxGen"). Further to the Company's March 31, 2017 Press Release ("March 31 PR") relating to working with strategic partner(s) to move forward on the construction of the Company's first six refineries, the MOU set out the initial terms pursuant to which NxGen proposes to subscribe, on a best efforts basis, for up to 100,000,000 common shares ("Shares") of the Company, at a price of $0.10 per common share, for gross maximum proceeds of $10,000,000 ("Financing"). All of the Shares are to be subject to a voting trust agreement, whereby all of the voting rights attached to the Shares will be irrevocably granted to Don Allan, President and CEO of Cielo, such that the Financing will not result in a change of control of Cielo. If completed, the proceeds of the Financing ("Proceeds") will be used to: complete the retrofit of the High River Refinery, further develop the Company's proprietary renewable fuel technology and be applied to general working capital. The Company anticipated that the Financing would be closed in the month of May 2017, on the terms set out in the MOU. NxGen has advised Cielo that it requires additional time to organize their funding and continues to make such arrangements. In the meantime, Cielo is concurrently in discussions with alternative investors and considering alternatives that are most beneficial to the Company to further fund the Company's initiatives.

As disclosed in the March 31 PR, the Company has agreed to continue to suspend securing participation into the private placement offering ("Debenture Offering") of up to $7,000,000 ("Loan Amount") in convertible debentures ("Debentures") initially announced on November 29th, 2016 ("Nov 29 PR"), however the Debenture Offering has not been cancelled and will resume in the event that the Financing is not completed.

Don Allan, President and CEO of Cielo, stated "We have begun construction and are optimistic that Cielo will be able to close our financing shortly. NXGEN requires more time to close, which is typical in these large financings. Meanwhile, we are making significant advancements in the retrofitting of the High River Refinery and Stuart McCormick, P.Eng. is a welcome addition to our team. Having Mr. McCormick on board has already allowed us to cut costs and reduce the previously contemplated amount of time it would take us to file for the necessary permits to place our High River Refinery on production."

Related Party Loan:

A related party has delivered to the Company a loan in exchange for a demand promissory note ("Note") in the amount of $50,000 (the "Loan") for the purposes of contributing to advancement of the construction of the High River Refinery and general operating expenses. The Loan constitutes a "related party transaction" within the meaning of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Shareholders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101"). Cielo relies on the exemption from the formal valuation requirements of MI 61-101 contained in section 5.5(a) and (b) of MI 61-101 on the basis that the fair market value of the Loan not being more than Twenty-Five Percent (25%) of the market capitalization of Cielo and no securities of Cielo are listed on a specified market set out in such section, and Cielo relies on the exemption from the minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101 contained in Section 5.7(1)(a) and 5.7(1)(b) of MI 61-101 on the basis of the fair market value of the Loan not being more than Twenty-Five Percent (25%) of the market capitalization of Cielo and $2,500,000. As contemplated by MI 61-101, Cielo did not file a material change report in respect of the related party transaction at least 21 days before the issuance of the Note as Cielo was not aware of the Loan at such time.

About Cielo Waste Solutions Corp.:

Cielo specializes in environmentally advanced technologies focused on materials recovery, renewable diesel and landfill reduction through responsible diversion practices. By incorporating the latest material recovery technologies, Cielo is able to achieve significant diversion from landfills while creating a feedstock specifically for renewable diesel. Cielo provides solutions for responsible waste management while also providing value added opportunities.

For more information on the Company, please contact

Don Allan, President, at (403) 348.2972, or visit the Company's website at www.cielows.com

Further information regarding the Company can be found on SEDAR at www.SEDAR.com or by visiting our profile on www.CSE.ca.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

"Don Allan"
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 403.348.2972 Ext. 222
Email: donallan@cielows.com

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