Can we really have a paperless office? I guess it just depends on your occupation. I am a state employee, so no, my office at work could not be a paperless office.
I do believe my home office could become a paperless office.
Hobby (patterns)? Save them on the computer
For most of all other things, they can be scanned into a PDF and placed on your computer; like taxes and children report cards. I bet I could keep up with things more if they were on my computer.