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Choose candles made from beeswax or soy, which are made from renewable resources, burn 90% cleaner, and last at least 50% longer. Wax candles are made from petroleum oil and release the equivalent of diesel exhaust when burned [2]

Source: [2] The Green Book [Three Rivers Press]

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