Nearly all candles are made from Paraffin wax and animal fats, except for a small number that are made from Beeswax.
Very often, for a question of costs, beeswax is blended with paraffin to make candles.
Candles made from pure plant waxes are becoming more readily
available, they can be found in Health food stores.
Vegetable-based candles are biodegradable and water soluble, and will not damage carpets or furniture.
They burn cooler, more uniformly, and last up to 50% longer than traditional candles.
Adrenaline. Hormone from adrenal glands of hogs, cattle, and sheep. In medicine. Alternatives: synthetics. Alanine. (See Amino Acids.) Albumen/ Albumin In eggs, milk, muscles, blood, and many vegetable tissues and fluids. In cosmetics, albumen is usually derived from egg whites and used as a coagulating agent. May cause allergic reaction. In cakes,
Fun Hat Table Quiz for World Vegan Day When is World Vegan Day? Who was the second man on the moon? These and other questions may be asked at Vegan Ireland’s Fun Hat Table Quiz on Nov 1st. Fun Hat? Well it is Halloween, so dress up in a
Sweet… Cupcakes “Sweet” is a Vegan Home based made to order cupcake and cake bakery in Dublin, Ireland. We have made a few changes to the interview we had with Glauce, who runs Sweet. Their cupcakes are no longer available in Govindas. From now on, if you want to taste these absolutely amazing cakes,
On the Environmental Disaster of Animal Agriculture. From Unpopular Vegan Essays |By Dan Cudahy Don’t like animal exploitation and cruelty? Go vegan. Want environmental sustainability? Go vegan. Want to feed the hungry? Go vegan. Want to save water? Go vegan. Want to cut air and water pollution? Go vegan. Want to slow global warming? Go vegan. Read the
Nonhuman Skin “Leather” is nothing more than the skin of an exploited and murdered animal. If you are serious about Animal Rights, it also means not wearing animal skin. Long gone is the time when compassionate people had to wear uncomfortable plastic shoes in order to avoid wearing animal skin. Now there are
Bone China. Are cups and plates carrying the label Bone China really made of bones? Bone China is a product of a technique used in England which consists in adding bone ash of nonhuman animals to the clay. Sometimes, it does not carry the label “bone china” but it can be easily