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The Benefits of Selling Soy Wax Candles

By Clay Boggess on Apr 1, 2014
The Benefits of Selling Soy Wax Candles

Should you sell soy or paraffin candles?

Candles make great fundraisers because many people enjoy them. It’s hard to resist their fragrance as they light up a room. They also make great decorative pieces and can become the main focal point. Plus, candles will always remain in demand because they need to be replaced periodically.

The benefits of selling soy wax candles over candles that use regular paraffin wax center around safety and conservation.

One advantage is that soy candles burn cleaner than standard paraffin wax candles. Paraffin wax is a petroleum product proven to emit toxins into the environment, including benzene, acetone, xylene, formaldehyde, and acetaldehyde. The soot from paraffin wax candles has been known to cause asthma and allergy flare-ups. Soy candles also burn 90% less soot than paraffin candles do. See Here are still more benefits of soy wax candles:

Soy Wax is Renewable

Soy wax is an entirely renewable resource made from soybeans, thus making them eco-friendly, sustainable, and carbon neutral. As opposed to paraffin which is dependent on oil, soy is only limited by how much farmers choose to grow. Purchasing soy wax candles helps support American farmers by boosting the soybean market. For more information, visit

Soy Wax Candles Burn Cooler

Another advantage is soy wax burns more slowly and at a cooler temperature than paraffin wax. This allows for soy candles to last longer. The true benefit of selling soy wax candles is that your supporters will enjoy them longer.

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Author Bio Clay Boggess, Author

Clay Boggess has been designing fundraising programs for schools and various nonprofit organizations throughout the US since 1999. He’s helped administrators, teachers, and outside support entities such as PTAs and PTOs raise millions of dollars. Clay is an owner and partner at Big Fundraising Ideas.

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