One of those things that make you go, “of course!”
If its useful life is over, delete it.
In some regards meta search has lessened the problems associated with digital clutter. But then the onus falls upon the user to learn how to use advanced search…at the OS level, their email, and pretty much every other program or service they use. A little organization is much easier. I am continually astounded at folks who can’t grasp the basic concept of hierarchical filing.