Simply put, a paperless office is a workplace where the use of paper is effectively eliminated.
Seen as a predication or slogan it remains an aspiration, assumption, hope for a future which has yet to be realized for many. For others, to define a vision by what it is not is a limiting view. For others this is simply a idea become myth. (Sellen, Abigail J.; Harper, Richard H. R. (2001), The Myth of the Paperless Office, Cambridge, MA, USA: The MIT Press, ISBN 0-262-19464-3).