Remember the good old days when the iMac G3’s came with CRT screens? The large casing proves to be a great hit for some wacky yet obvious recycling projects.

This hamster cage was found on eBay for $350, You can probably make your own for much less.

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A much sleeker looking hamster cage, made from one with a transparent casing.

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Make the iMac casing leak-proof and you can turn it into an aquatic tank!

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Another aquarium for techie fishes.

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This one definitely takes the cake, who can ever resist ooh-ing and ah-ing at a kitten sleeping on a bed. Not an ordinary bed that is, an iMac bed of course.

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Not very glorious, but equally useful. As a simple trash bin.

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How about an enclosed terrarium, creating a landscaped plant biosphere.

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It can be used even as a flower pot for the open outdoors. Takes pretty damn long before it actually starts to biodegrade too, so you’ll never need to replace it.

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This one had its obsolete innards taken out and fitted with an unused 14” LCD monitor to be used as a secondary display.

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Finally, a newer model the G4 having its useful stable base used for the bottom of a lamp.

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