OK, you've seen them everywhere, those old TV's and Monitors everyone's kicking to the curb replacing with those new fan dangle flat screens.  And few of us could  fault  them... the flat screens take up so little room, and have all kinds of resolution... ohhh ahhh.

But what to do with the old monitors!?!   Trash 'em? na... bad idea, they have all kinds of lead, and stuff in them you really don't want in your ground water.  Recycle 'em? Hard to do sometimes, and may even cost you a couple of bucks... but certainly worth it !!  

My cat and I like to reuse 'em... and recycle them!
I also make these from time to time for other people.. you can purchase one at my Etsy store: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=44569557.

Step 1: Find A Monitor

Old monitors and TV's are pretty readily available these days.... just ask a few friends, post it on your facebook page,  look out for one on freecycle... and Goodwill always has a stash!

I however, simply walk up to my attic & select... 
(The neighbors all know I'm crazy, so they bring me their trash ).

Cats seem to like to be "cozy"... pick a monitor, that's not to big, and not to small.  I generally use monitors between 15 & 19 inches.

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