Charging per sq, inch versus per inches of material used in Business Practices, Sales and Pricing, etc. Posted April 30, 2014 I have been charging per square inch, but if I do not have a small piece of vinyl, I end up having to cut it off a wide roll. This has created scrap pieces (which I do not throw out). It's just that my scrap pile has grown and I am looking at it as lost money. what does everyone else do? For example.....customer wants a 6"x6" decal in bright pink. I do not have a small piece in my basket. I have to cut it off a 24" roll. this leaves me with a 7" x 18" piece of scrap and who know when I will ever use it again? A 6" decal will cost my customer $8, but I have a big piece left over, that hopefully I will use, but no promises. Just need a little advice on how to handle this, or is this just something that you have to deal with.