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CandleXchange - Upcycle For Good

Pre loved candles lighting up a new home for survivors of domestic violence

Pre loved candles lighting up a new home for survivors of domestic violence

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CandleXchange - Upcycle For Good

Cupboards full of used candle containers? Why not donate for good?

When buying a CandleXchange candle, we welcome you to donate your old containers.

We will refill and donate to the Generous and the Grateful for use when setting up a new home for survivors of domestic violence.

We ask that only good quality containers are donated to ensure we can provide a gift you would be happy to receive.

For a limited time only.

About The Generous & the Grateful (GG)

GG source quality used household essentials such as beds, whitegoods, sofas, tables & chairs for vulnerable people to turn social and affordable housing into homes that provide hope and dignity, whilst diverting these items from landfill. GG partner agencies support those at risk of homelessness, youth at risk, survivors of domestic violence and refugees.

Frequently Asked Questions

We accept any used candle containers (glass or ceramic) that are in good condition and can be refilled to create a gift you would be happy to receive. Not stains or chipped containers please.

There is no limit to the number of containers you donate, as long as they are in good shape.

We would prefer you remove all wax and labels from your used containers.

To clean your container, simply use hot water and wipe out the remaining wax. Or place in the freezer for 20 minutes, the wax will pop out. Please dispose wax in the bin, not down the drain. A wash in warm soupy water or in the dishwasher should finish the job.

We accept donations at Shop 47, 197-215 Condamine Street, Balgowlah. Other drop off options can be made by emailing

You are welcome to donate your used candle containers without purchasing a CandleXchange candle, but we ask you to contribute $10 per candle for the costs associated.

Due to storage limitations, we limit donations to the month prior to Christmas and Mother’s Day.

Good quality Items such as fridge, freezers, washing machines, microwave, bed bases, chest of drawers, wardrobe, microwave, sofa and digital TVs can be donated by visiting