Supports local beekeepers to maintain hives to increase pollination and improve the ecology of the local environment.
Beeswax production does not have any harmful effect on our environment nor does it use up valuable natural resources.
Why is paraffin wax harmful?
When burned paraffin wax emits highly toxic emissions which may be carcinogenic such as benzene and toluene.
A by product of the petroleum industry paraffin has to be highly processed and bleached before it can be used for candle making.
Source of indoor air pollution.
Highly processed product which is harmful to the environment.
Why is soy wax harmful?
Soy production has a value as a food product but can be overcultivated causing environmental degradation.
Commercially produced soy wax relies heavily on GMO crops and heavy usage of pesticides, harmful to health and ecology.
A highly processed product which must go through many stages of production including chemical bleaching and deodorisation.
There are hidden petrochemical components in soy wax and some soy candles have paraffin wax added to them to improve burning.
Why are scented candles harmful?
The chemical content of scents and dyes added to candles can emit toxic fumes when burned.
Some scented candle wicks also contain heavy metals in the core.
If you wish to fragrance your room a safer way to do it is to diffuse essential oils or use essential oils, use essential oils in an oil burner or melt beeswax wax melts to release the fragrance.
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