1) what alternative metals can be considered for platinum?
2) what are the advantages/disadvantages of these alternative metals?

3) how are the materials in wire/electronics obtained and processed? ( include redox equations in mining/refining steps)

4)how long are wire/electronics expected to last? generally

5)what will happen to wires/electronics when no longer being used for current purpose? example: recycled? thrown away?

6)how might the impact of the environment be addressed at each stage of wire/electronics life cycle?

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