Where Old Packaging Goes to Die

It seems such a shame to just throw away those gorgeously colored food packages. Why, that picture on the label is practically a still life. Isn't there something useful that can be done with them?

Etsy seller clickit says yes, filling her Etsy storefront with notebooks made from recycled packaging. What parent wouldn't be proud to send his or her child to school with a Natural Light legal-size notebook? I kid. I would of course use it to look sophisticated at work meetings.

Recycled Notebooks, $4 to $7