Abstract: Waste to energy has experienced a tremendous growth due to the technological advancements and its scope as alternate source of energy. This study focuses on the technological and economical aspects of the WTE process. It also focuses on its environmental issues and policies. Despite the huge technological potential, large scale development and deployment of WTE technology still has to overcome a certain number of technical and financial barriers.

Keywords: Waste to energy, WTE, alternate source , tecnological and economical aspects, environmental issues .