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Beeswax Votives Beeswax Tealight Candles Beeswax Pillars
Votives - click here to shop Tealights - set of 12 - click here to shop Pillars - click here to shop
     
good news: beeswax candles bad news: other candles
ADR beeswax candles: conventional candles may be hazardous to
your and the planets health:
  • 100% raw unfiltered beeswax
  • 100% biodegradeable wax
  • non toxic to most allergy, asthma, fragrance and chemically sensitive
  • emits negative ions which have been shown to clean the air
  • negative ions have also been shown to increase immune system strength
  • help support the local American bee industry and the local economy.
  • help to support the bee industry recover from CCD (colony collapse disorder).
  • help support pollination and biodiversity in plants and animals.
  • adr uses untreated cotton wicks
  • adr does not use plastic tealight cups, only pure aluminum cups, easily recycled with cans
  • the U.S. imports 60% of its honey products from China. help U.S. apiaries build more bee colonies by buying American. Many Chinese honey products are tainted or made of high fructose corn syrup.
  • beeswax candle holders may be washed easily in a dishwasher with NO toxic residue
  • common paraffin wax candles are a petrochemical wax known to release toluene, which can cause dizziness, and benzene, a carcinogen also found in tobacco smoke (American Chemical Society).
  • non-cotton wicks with lead or zinc core - burning releases toxic particulate matter and settles on surrounding furniture.
  • petrochemical paraffin wax is not biodegradeable and leaves behind toxic fumes and soot.
  • synthetic fragrances - burning releases volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
  • soy candles use GMO Monsanto soy, commonly combined with petrochemical paraffin.
  • petrochemical candle holders may NOT be washed in a dishwasher due to toxic residue