Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Why does Oh Scrap choose to use fabric scraps for its products?

At Oh Scrap, we are passionate about sustainability and reducing waste. By utilizing fabric scraps, we can minimize the environmental impact of the textile industry and promote a circular economy.

Where does Oh Scrap source its fabric scraps?

We collaborate with textile manufacturers, fashion designers, and other partners to collect their fabric scraps. We also encourage individuals to donate their unwanted fabric scraps to us. You can donate your unwanted fabrics here

Do you have a physical store?

No, we don't have our own store but we retail in multiple physical locations all across India. We are also part of multiple monthly pop-ups in Chennai. Follow us on our Instagram to stay in the loop

Where can I learn more about Oh Scrap's sustainability initiatives?

To learn more about Oh Scrap's sustainability initiatives, you can visit our page on awareness and workshops.


How do you ensure the quality of your upcycled products?

We have multiple segregation processes and quality checks with finished products to ensure that they are of the best quality before selling

How do you source materials for your upcycled products

Oh Scrap follows a zero waste philosophy by utilizing fabric scraps that would typically be discarded during the production process. These scraps are collected and transformed into beautiful Madras scrunchies. This upcycling approach helps reduce textile waste and minimizes the environmental impact of the manufacturing process.

What types of products do you offer?

We offer a wide selection of up-cycled products suited for daily use. everything from clothing to kitchen products to toys! You can shop here

 How are Oh Scrap Madras upcycled garments different from regular clothing?

Oh Scrap Madras upcycled garments are unique because they are created from repurposed old sarees. Each garment has a one-of-a-kind look and carries the rich history and culture of the original saree. This makes them distinct from regular clothing and adds a touch of uniqueness to your wardrobe.


How do I take care of my Oh Scrap! products

Care instructions may vary depending on the specific product and fabric. However, it is generally recommended to follow the care instructions provided by us. Hand-washing or delicate machine-washing with mild detergent and air drying is often recommended to preserve the quality and longevity of the products.

What types of fabrics are used in the products?

We utilize a wide variety of fabrics in our products, ranging from cottons & polyester and denim and furnishing fabrics. The specific fabrics used depend on the availability of scraps and the design requirements of each product.

Are Oh Scrap's products unique or customizable?

Yes, our products are unique and often few-of-a-kind. Due to the nature of using fabric scraps, each item has its own distinct combination of colors and patterns. We also offer some customization options, allowing customers to choose specific color schemes or provide their own fabric scraps for a truly personalized item.

Can I request specific colors or patterns for a custom product?

Yes, we offer customization options for some of our products. You can also send us your fabric and we can create products for you using your materials. Click here to order custom products

How durable are the products made from fabric scraps?

Our products are designed to be durable and long-lasting. Despite being made from fabric scraps, we ensure that the materials are carefully selected and our artisans employ quality craftsmanship to create products that withstand regular use.

Can I return or exchange a product if I'm not satisfied with my purchase?

Yes, we have a return and exchange policy in place. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may contact our customer service team within a specified timeframe to arrange for a return or exchange. Please review our detailed policy on our website for further information.


How can I donate clothes and fabrics to Oh Scrap?

It's Simple! You're just a form away from preventing your fabrics from going into the landfills. Visit our Donation page for more information

Are there any restrictions on the items you accept for donation?

We are accepting fabric, home linen, sarees and dupattas as well as summer clothes and denims. They can be used, torn or stained and in different types of conditions. We will make sure they are repurposed according to their condition.
We are NOT accepting winter clothes, under garments, swim wear, socks, shoes or bags.

Are there any specific guidelines for packaging or shipping donated items?

All need items need to be freshly cleaned. In a bag or carton box. and if you are shipping sealed properly. If you are based in Chennai we can organise a pick up from you.

Is there a minimum or maximum quantity for donations?

There is no minimum and no maximum quantity required. All that matters is that they are not being thrown away

Can I donate both new and used items?

Yes, you can donate all type of condition items. The items handed over will be either donated to Chennai based NGOs in need, upcycled or recycled, eventually thrifted based on their conditions.