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How to Clean Wax from Candle Jar

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When you buy a candle, sometimes it is as much for the rad vessel that the candle comes in as it is for the scent. Check out the video below to learn how to clean the wax from your candle jar… then you have a sweet vessel to hold just about anything! A glass of wine, your pencils, screws, paint, you get the idea. Recycle, reduce, reuse!



  • Heat some water, pour hot water into your vessel. Let sit for a minute.
  • Pour water and wax into a separate bowl, or directly outside in a planter (our candles are biodegradable! Just throw away or recycle the metal wick holder at the bottom).
  • Scoop out remaining wax and throw in trash.
  • Clean out jar with warm soapy water.
  • Voila! A new cup!