Because Arch is awesome.
(Yes, I'm part of the Arch master race)
I remember one of the local councils where some debris landed sent a fine to NASA for littering http://mentalfloss.com/article...
Based on my calculation that uses a whole $4.20 of power a year.
Hardly an overhead,
I literally threw out a J# for VRML book when moving house a few months ago.
I knew I should have kept hold of it!
...and account details.... and password.... and a few other items of identification....
Not quite as simple as knowing the phone number.
But don't let that get in the way of your hyperbole.