CandleXchange allows you to enjoy creating a relaxing & welcoming home environment without cluttering your home or adding the empty containers to landfill
With our unique Return & Swap system, we reuse every empty container you return, creating zero landfill and making your next fragrance 30% cheaper!
Making the luxury of home fragrances more affordable, zero landfill and accessible for everyone.
Most candle and diffuser containers are made of materials that cannot be recycled.
Every time you ‘Return & Swap’ your candle with CandleXchange, you’re saving on average 1kg of glass (and packaging) from ending up in landfill as well as 30% on your next purchase!
How Return & Swap Works
Choose your fragrance & size
Receive your carbon-neutral delivery right to your door
After using, order your new fragrance then return your empty container using the same packaging and the included pre-paid return label
Save 30% on your next
fragrance & start again!
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We welcome you to donate your old candle containers.
We will refill and donate to organisations supporting survivors of domestic violence, when setting up a new home.
We ask that only good quality candle containers are donated to ensure we can provide a gift you would be happy to receive.
Frequently Asked Questions
Soy wax is made from soy beans, which are a renewable crop, and the by-product soy bean husks are biodegradable.
Paraffin wax is a by-product of the oil industry, which is not renewable and energy intensive to produce.
That makes Soy wax a big win for the environment!
Soy wax is actually denser than paraffin wax and burns cooler. That means a soy wax candle will typically burn for longer. In fact, soy wax has been shown to burn 30-50% longer than paraffin wax.
Longer burning times means better value for money – which is a big win for your hip pocket!
You can swap your candle in store at CandleXchange Balgowlah store, or with partner stockists.
You can also swap your candle online by selecting SWAP when selecting your candle and we will courier your new candle to your door.
Then return your empty container using the same packaging and the included pre-paid return label
To ensure the longevity and a quality burn of your candle, we suggest you follow recommended burn times to ensure full burn of your candle.
300g - 45mins first burn
400g - 1.5hour first burn
1.5kg - 2.5hrs first burn
We do not recommend burning your candle for longer than 4 hours.Soy wax has a memory so if you don’t achieve a full burn, your candle is likely to tunnel.
The first time you burn your candle, burn the candle long enough so that the wax melts all the way to the side of the candle. The soy wax has a memory and will remember where it has burned to when you next light it.
The black soot is carbon coming off your wick. To avoid this soot, trim your wicks to about 0.5cm before every burn and avoid burning your candles longer than 4 hours each time.