This paper presents a methodology for assessing environmental impacts of M2M PSS; and a case study of Glass Waste Collection. Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) has been performed taking into account the complete M2M infrastructure; starting from electronic sensors through gateways to the telecommunication network and service platform and down to the end user. Results are compared with traditional glass collection and can provide insight for design choices in the M2M service.
Keywords: Life Cycle Analysis; Machine-To-Machine service
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