What’s better for the environment: oil or wax Shabbos candles?

Type of Light  Materials Used  Processing by-products  Burning by-products  Wax Tallow (animal fats) Yes Yes Wax Petrochemicals (e.g., paraffin) Yes Yes-PAHs Wax 100% Beeswax Best Option Best Option Oil Whale Spermaceti Yes Yes Oil Petrochemicals (e.g., paraffin) Yes Yes-PAHs Oil … Continue reading