The large amount of unnecessary paperwork generated by a government agency that litters the desks, offices, and email accounts of anyone who conducts business with them.
Usually consists of copious amounts of forms to get permission to fill out other forms that require multiple levels of approval along with original signatures of individuals who are on vacation for a duration of which negates the original intent of completing the form.
John D. compiled a large amount of bureaucrap on his desk in a desperate attempt to notify the Army Corps of Engineers that concrete will in fact get hard when water is added.
A large file cabinet full of bureaucrap fell over which resulted in the death of a young boy. During the impending investigation the file cabinet along with the bureaucrap it contained was confiscated and impounded. This caused an emergency meeting of the involved parties to determine if the confiscation of all the bureaucrap will effect project completion and the cost impact of losing the important bureaucrap. It was determined that the confiscation of the file cabinet resulted in a increase of production due to the removal of clutter from the office and a cost savings due to not having to pay some one to store it at project completion.