I've been working on this project for the last four working days. The object of the game is to have no paperwork when one is all done. Today I found out that this is potentially a four step process. It is possible to go through the entire binder and just pull out the live paperwork - throw out the rest. Next, go through the live paperwork and find appropriate ages - throw out the rest. Then one should go through the live, appropriate aged paperwork and find current records (or other signs of life) and throw out the rest. Finally, with the paperwork still available, scan and throw it out. I found out this process can take up to four days per binder.
I've been reviewing the information in front of me, tossing or scanning and tossing then moving on. I've been doing a binder a day.
I don't know that I'll ever get the hang of this place.