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)