The promise of a paperless life can sometimes feel like a flying car or a robot maid— a futuristic fantasy that never became a reality. More than ever, paper encroaches on our counter space, and threatens to bury important information in its piles (and piles, and piles). I used to live under paper mountains, and I’m here to say that while paper can’t be completely eliminated from one’s life, it is possible to live a paperless lifestyle— where important information is stored digitally, and the rest is done away with. No more piles, no more overdue bills or lost receipts. It all starts with a great set-up at home that stops paper in its tracks. Here’s how to create a paperless station to get you started.