Random Acts of Green and Allen Wick Candles

Posted by Jennifer Foshay on

Allen Wick Candles is a proud business member of Random Acts of Green.  It is a social enterprise whose mission is simple, yet ambitious: to educate, entertain, engage, and empower the public to participate in more sustainable behavior, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and combat climate change.

They are a behavioral change agency  that has built an innovative social brand community dedicated to encouraging and motivating people to choose #greener behaviours!! Random Acts of Green provide products, services and specific tools to help both individuals and organizations participate in “Random Acts of Green”.

They believe that sustainability is NOT just for “tree hugger” hippies, or protestors – and have set out on a mission to prove it.  To learn more and get involved check out Random Acts of Green website at: www.raog.ca.

Random Acts of Green

Allen Wick Candle’s Random Acts of Green are:

We up-cycle vintage glassware and containers to make our dessert soy candles.

All glass candle containers are re-useable. Did you know that soy wax will clean up with soap & water?

We went green in our new candle studio and workshop area.  We have re-usable mugs and compostable plates and utensils for our class participants.

All of our in-store retail displays are antique and vintage furniture that was painted.

We purchase all of our candle making supplies from Ontario suppliers.

We carry local hand-crafted items, soap, quilted items, jewelry and cards, signs and repurposed furniture (repainted).

 

Our Candle Making Ingredients are Green!

The soy wax we use is:

-100% plant-based

-Sustainable and renewable

-Free of pesticide and herbicide residue

-Free of genetically modified material

-No animal testing

-No petroleum products

-No animal or insect products

Our Fragrance Oils are:

-Phthalate Free

Candle Pouring


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