June 15 2017
TCL x The War on Waste
office, especially our empty candle jars (as you can imagine, we have
quite an impressive collection). And after watching the ABC's
War on Waste, it pushed us even further to think of what more we could
be doing at TCL HQ to help combat the war on waste.
a few useful tips on removing the wax and some
imaginative ways to re-use the vessel.
REMOVING THE WAX
do is clean out the wax. The easiest way to do this is to stick your candle right
in the freezer. We usually do this overnight, but it would work after a few
hours. The wax will contract in the freezer, so a simple nudge with a spoon is
all it will take to pop the wax out.
and…hey presto! It’s like brand new.
Here are some of our ideas on how to reuse your candle vessel -
new home for your plants - succulents/cacti are fantastic as they are so
easy to maintain.
Our ceramic vessels are the perfect tea or coffee mug, especially as they
are dishwasher, microwave and oven safe.
and jars is as storage for cotton pads and cotton tips, that way we feel
organised and stylish all at once.
than leaving them sprawled out across the bench. This way you know
exactly where they are in a hurry!
and tidy in our pretty ceramic mugs.
clean the wax from your burnt candle to reuse it as a pretty pen cup.
scented candles seem to be a perfect match, so what better way than to team
them together – repurpose your candle jars as a sweet little vase for
your weekly flower purchases.
Look no further than your candle vessel. It will keep all of these small pieces
in one cute and tidy place.
bowl of lollies!
scraps see link for more information and our vessels are the perfect
size for this!
AND BEFORE WE SIGN OFF
even more serious about banning the coffee cup. All of our team members have
Keep Cups which you can purchase here
https://au.keepcup.com/?country=Australia# or from various cafes OR
you can simply take your own coffee mug (our TCL ceramic vessels are PERFECT!)
A lot of cafes are now offering discounts to bring your own cup, if your
local coffee house isn't offering this, ask them why.
And remember to spread the word #BYOcoffeecup
For more info read up here:
to hear from you! Post an image of how you re-use your empty candle
vessel and tag @thecandlelibrary.
The Candle Library.