Graduate School of Asia-Pacific StudiesWaseda University


SASAKI, Shunsuke

  • Position:Assistant Professor(without tenure)
  • Degree
    Ph.D. (University of Tokyo)
  • Background
    Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2018), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
    Researcher (2018-2019), Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution

Research Theme

Life in a slum surrounding the final disposal site
Air monitoring system in the least developed countries
Disaster reduction and human renovation in cities and villages

Major Works / Publications Awards

Major Works

  • Shunsuke Sasaki and Tetsuya Araki. 2013. Employer-employee and buyer-seller relationships among waste pickers at final disposal site in informal recycling: The case of Bantar Gebang in Indonesia. Habitat International, 40, pp.51-57.
  • Shunsuke Sasaki and Tetsuya Araki. 2014. Estimating the possible range of recycling rates achieved by dump waste pickers: The case of Bantar Gebang in Indonesia, Waste Management & Research, 32, pp.474-481.
  • Shunsuke Sasaki, Tetsuya Araki, Armansyah H. Tambunanb, and Heru Prasadjaca. 2014. Household income, living and working conditions of dumpsite waste pickers in Bantar Gebang: toward integrated waste management in Indonesia, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 89, pp.11-21.
  • Shunsuke Sasaki, Kohei Watanabe, Niluh Widyaningsih, and Tetsuya Araki. 2019. Collecting and dealing of recyclables in a final disposal site and surrounding slum residence: The case of Bantar Gebang, Indonesia. Journal of Material Cycle and Waste Management, 21, pp.375-393.


  • Paper Aword: Showa Ikeda Foundation 1st Grade, 2009
  • Oral Presentation Award: Man-Environment Research Association, 2012
  • Poster Presentation Award; Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2016

Academic Societies / Service to Society

Academic Societies

  • International Solid Waste Association
  • Japanese Society of Public Health
  • Japan Society for Disaster Informantion Studies


Educational support in the slum of Bantar Gebang, Indonesia

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