Sustainability

Consciously curated means we source, produce, and deliver candles you can feel good about buying

We believe the earth needs some tlc

Sustainability guides everything we do

Whether it’s finding ways to cut down on packaging materials, source from suppliers closer to home, or swap in eco-friendly material for candle care cards – we’re committed to putting the planet first. Whenever you see our logo and that “consciously curated” stamp, you can feel confident that your candles (and everything else in the box) were delivered to you with the most care, integrity, and social responsibility possible.

What we do

OUR CANDLE VESSELS ARE MADE FROM RECYCLED GLASS

Once glass is created, it’s pretty much never destroyed. That’s why it’s so important to us that our candle vessels are made from recycled glass, rather than creating new glass. The process of recycling glass also only uses about 40% as much energy as recycling plastic, and no quality is lost. That means glass can be recycled over and over again. Once your candle is finished burning, the glass vessel can also be fully recycled… although reusing it is an even better option!

What you can do

REUSE YOUR VESSEL AS A PLANT POT, JAR, OR DECOR

The possibilities are endless! Some of our favorite ways to repurpose our glass candle vessels are as planters for small kitchen plants, as bathroom jars for cotton balls and q-tips, or as room decor to hold things like jewelry, keys, or your favorite snack. If you can’t find a place in the house for your empty vessel, you can always recycle it, as our glass is 100% recyclable. Just remember to remove the wick, the wick holder, and the candle label, first! Thank you for doing your part to care for the planet with us.

WE USE RECYCLED AND ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING MATERIALS

The days of plastic bubble wrap, thousands of wasteful packing peanuts, and traditional duck tape are behind us. We opt for recycled and eco-friendly packaging, even if it means it takes us longer or is more difficult to source. We keep our candles safe during shipping with “Green Wrap” – a naturally biodegradable alternative to bubble wrap that’s biodegradable, compostable, SFI-certified, and fully recyclable. Our packing tape is FSC recycled, water activated, and printed with soy-based ink to mark our corrugated kraft shipping boxes with our signature look.

DISSOLVE YOUR PACKING PEANUTS AND REUSE YOUR CARDBOARD BOX

One of the best parts of our eco-friendly packaging is our dissolvable packing peanuts. Made from wheat and corn starch, these packing peanuts can dissolve in warm water and rinse down your kitchen sink, instead of ending up in a landfill like traditional void fill would. If you’d rather not dissolve them, they are also fully compostable. The last steps you can take to dispose of your packaging are to recycle or compost the certified Green Wrap paper, and to recycle or re-use the corrugated shipping box. You can even compost the packing tape! 

ALL OF OUR BRANDED MATERIALS ARE PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER

Anywhere you see our logo printed, you can guarantee that it’s been done so on recycled paper. This means that our business cards, candle care postcards, dust covers – and yes – even our candle labels, have all been printed on recycled paper.

USE OUR BUSINESS CARDS TO MEASURE YOUR WICK LENGTH

We’re all about function first, and we want to make sure every piece of packaging and paper you get from us is useful and necessary. Not only is our business card a quick way to get our contact information, but we’ve included some handy guidelines to measure your wick’s length as you get used to trimming it regularly. 

How we source ethically

As with any business, there’s no one right way to source, produce, and deliver candles. We’re not perfect, but we try our best to research, educate, and make the most socially and environmentally conscious decisions possible when creating our products. 

At their most basic level, our candles are made in a recycled glass vessel, contain Coconut Apricot Wax that’s gluten, toxin, paraben, and phthalate free, and comes from renewable sources.

We place a cotton wick inside and a recycled paper label outside, and package our candles using eco-friendly materials so they arrive safely to you. It’s all done by hand, and it’s a business model you can feel proud to support.

About our candles

100% Coconut Apricot Creme Wax

Cotton Wicks

Phthalate, Paraben, and Sulfate Free

No Synthetic Dyes or Coloring

Recycled Glass with Recycled Paper Labels

"The perfect gift"

“I love having candles ready to give as gifts when we are invited to visit friends and neighbors – especially ones that are hand made, toxin free, lovely smelling and well packaged! Can’t wait to purchase more.”
Jen B.

"A clean burn"

“The scents are unique and the candles are very long burning, much longer than I expected. I will absolutely be a repeat customer. I am happy to have a source for quality, clean burning candles.”
Sam W.

"Strong scents"

“Gorgeously poured and packed. This is a beautiful collection of scents which are strong, but not overpowering. The candles burn clean and evenly. Overall, the quality is amazing.”
Annie M.

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