New job vacancy (June 2020)

Loughborough University (UK) offers two positions for post doc researchers related to two H2020 funded projects.

SUM 2020

5th Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy

New date and location: 18-20 November 2020, Venice, Italy


8th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, November 16-19, 2020, Venice, Italy. Website

CRETE 2020

7th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management

Rescheduled to May 18-21, 2021. Chania, Crete, Greece Website

ICLRS 2020

11th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

Rescheduled to June 2022, Wilmington, NC, USA.Website

Toshihiko Matsuto

Associate Professor
Hokkaido University, Japan


Research topics:

Life cycle assessment of SWM(solid waste management); System analysis and evaluation of SWM process; Social acceptability of SWM facilities; Disposal and recycling of SWM residues.

Activities in Academic societies:

A vice-chairman of Annual Conference Committee (Japan Society of Solid Waste Management), General Editor of “Journal of Environmental Systems and Engineering” (Japan Society of Civil Engineering).

Recent pubblications:

B.Rahardyan, T.Matsuto, Y.Kakuta, N.Tanaka: Resident's concerns and attitudes towards Solid Waste Management Facilities, Waste Management (accepted)

T.Matsuto, C.H.Jung, N.Tanaka: Material & Heavy metal Balance in a Recycling facility for Home electrical appliances, Waste Management (Reviewing)

C.H.Jung, T.Matsuto, N.Tanaka,T.Okada, Metal distribution in Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Incineration Residues in Japan, Waste Management (printing)

T.Matsuto, C-H,Jung, Y.Chikushi, N.Tanaka: Material and heavy metal balance in material recovery facility of household bulky waste (in Japanese), Journal of Environmental Systems and Engineering (printing)

H.Habara, T.Matsuto, N.Tanaka, M.Inoue: Comparative Study on Regional Solid Waste Management System in terms of Cost and Energy Consumption (in Japanese), Environmental Systems Research, 30, 323-332, 2002

T.Matsuto, N.Tanaka: Computer Modeling to Assess Cost, Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emission from Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Systems (in Japanese), Journal of Environmental Systems and Engineering, 678, 00.43-60, 2001

Contact information

Hokkaido University
Department of Sanitary Engineering
Kita 13 Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Japan
Phone&Fax: +81-11-706-6827
E-mail: matsuto (AT)