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Need Another Reason to Vote? How about the Environment?

Need Another Reason to Vote? How about the Environment? Election Day is fast approaching. If you’re reading this, we sincerely hope you have already cast your ballot through mail-in or early voting. And there’s a good chance you have–a staggering number of Americans are turning out for the historic event. The stakes have never been higher, so 1502 Candle Co. encourages you to cast your vote ASAP if you haven’t already.  Enjoying our public spaces, especially California’s stunning national forests and parks, is something that many of our customers take for granted. But now, more than ever, the health of these places is under attack. Just How Serious Is the Problem? Winona LaDuke said "I would like to see as many people...

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How to Clean Up Spilled Candle Wax

How to Clean Up Spilled Candle Wax Spilled wax? We’ve got you covered. Believe us, at 1502 Candle Co., we’re no strangers to spilled wax–lots and lots of it. Cleaning up candle wax can sound intimidating but over the years, we’ve put together a few tips to combat a tipped, dropped, or bumped candle. Before You Get Started Fortunately, wax can be cleaned up with simple household cleaners and other items you likely already have around the house. Depending on the surface, you’ll need: Hot water Dish soap Paper towels An iron Brown paper bags Goo Gone Glass cleaner Remember: soy wax is an oil so use the same approach to cleaning it up as you would any other type of...

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Environmental Justice: What Is It and How Are We Contributing?

Environmental Justice: What Is It and How Are We Contributing? The protests across the country and around the globe in recent months have been a call to action for many of us to take a stand against social injustices and mindfully participate in the Black Lives Matter movement. In the formation of 1502 Candle Co., we knew we wanted to “do good” for the community and for the environment. We created a recycle and refill program, source materials that are the least impactful as we can, and joined 1% for the Planet to be able to give money back to the organizations who do that work of making this world a better place. As a part of our commitment and...

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1502 Has Partnered with the SD River Park Foundation

1502 Has Partnered with the SD River Park Foundation Did you know that the drought in Southern California lasted from December 2011 through March of 2019? Even if you didn’t, you probably did know when the drought officially ended, along with the happy masses who flocked to the desert super bloom or enjoyed it on their favorite feeds. Despite that brilliant memory of California poppies in the not-so-distant past, water conservation remains one of the foremost concerns in the region. At 1502 Candle Co., our relationship with 1% for the Planet, which began last spring, offers the perfect way to make a difference on a local level: by partnering with the San Diego River Park Foundation. We made this decision...

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