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Why We Chose Coconut-Soy Wax

Natural based candles are gaining popularity as more people (like you) are joining forces to preserve our planet through eco-conscious shopping decisions. However, due to the mass demand for soy aka “the king of beans”, there has been environmental and cultural repercussions. These include: increased levels of deforestation and displacement of farmers and Indigenous peoples.   Let’s be clear, there are pros and cons to every wax and to sourcing any raw material in general. We wanted to find a wax that was most aligned with our values, that also had the least amount of environmental implications. Our coconut-soy wax is primarily made from coconuts. Coconuts are considered to be a highly sustainable raw material because the coconut tree can be...

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