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Cruelty Free, Vegan and Biodegradable, What Do They Mean?
Adapting to a more sustainable lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular, and transitioning your candle business toward veganism, cruelty-free products and biodegradability can be just the thing for you. Learn what it means to go eco-friendly with this comprehensive guide on being vegan, animal friendly and environmentally conscious when creating wax melts, candles or any home fragrance products!
It's no secret that living a more sustainable lifestyle means making conscious and deliberate efforts to help protect the environment. One of the most effective ways to do this is to focus on natural, renewable resources. And for candle makers and crafters this choice couldn't be easier – using materials such as beeswax or soy wax instead of the more traditional petroleum-based paraffin waxes can reduce your carbon footprint significantly! In this blog post we'll take a look at what it takes to start prioritizing natural and renewable resources in your craft projects, from sourcing products through green suppliers, looking into biodegradable packaging options and even exploring zero waste practices. So if you're interested in learning how you can use fewer finite resources while still creating beautiful candles and crafts, read on!
Terms to know
If a product is marked vegan, it certifies that products do not contain any animal extracts or animal by-products in the ingredients or the manufacturing process.
If a product is marked cruelty free, it means that no products or activities harmed or killed animals during the testing process.
If a product is marked biodegradable, it refers to the ability of materials to break down and return to nature.
If a product is eco-friendly, it means that it is not environmentally harmful. When it comes to products, that means everything from production to packaging needs to be safe for the environment.
Sustainable living means prioritising the use of natural and renewable resources instead of creating excess waste and depleting environmental resources for future generations.
Being sustainable with Supplies for Candles
Looking for products that are both ethical and environmentally friendly? We’ve made it convenient with our new product icons! Now you can quickly spot which of our offerings boast vegan, cruelty free, and eco-friendly features. Our range of soy and vegetable waxes are primarily vegan and cruelty free along with plenty of 100% vegan & cruelty free glitters, micas dyes and fragrance options to choose from, so your creations have all the sparkle without compromising on values or sustainability goals!