We are Yorkshire and Proud. Happy Yorkshire Day #yorkshire

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We are Yorkshire and Proud. Happy Yorkshire Day #yorkshire

Not many people know this but we are a Yorkshire business born and bred. Since starting in Sheffield in 2011, AIR (creators of LightMe) have been on a mission to change the way people use everyday items. From outdoor fuels to candles on the table. 

We have always loved being surrounded by the tenacity and passion that comes with the Yorkshire badge. Having graduated from Sheffield Hallam University, we just couldn't bring ourselves to leave such an amazing place. 

We continue to drive impact around the world but nothing makes us more happy than to see our candles on the tables and in the homes of our local Yorkshire family. 

Why not check out our range and see if can support you in the fight to change Paraffin wax candles? 

Celebrate the rose

Check out our Floral range

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How to use LightMe Candles?

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How to use LightMe Candles?

Many people are new to the concept of liquid candles. We have outlined the benefits and a quick how to use. LightMe candles are on a mission to change an industry which has had very little on offer in terms of cleaner burning candles. Yes, soy candles are absolutely a step in the right direction but they remain a challenge due to wax and energy content. Further to this, soy requires significantly more land to produce the same amount of oils. Thus, we believe its still a real challenge.

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What is a liquid candle?

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What is a liquid candle?

WHAT IS A LIGHTME CANDLE?

Lightme Bio-Oil Candle is a liquid candle that uses a sustainable source of vegetable oil which can include Palm Kernel Oil through to Coconut oil. The mix of oils is formulated to reduce soot and create a safer candle for you and the environment. A wick simply sits in the oil and creates a flame which does not create soot marks with a unit that prevents wax spills. Not only is it cleaner but when knocked over, LightMe candles extinguish and can then be lit again (Safer and simpler).

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HOW DO THEY BURN?

Typically LightMe candles burn for 35-40 hours. The candle can then be disposed of in line with local recycling conditions and simply replaced by a new candle. There is no need to alter the wick or the candle in any way. 

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WHAT CAN I PUT THEM IN?

LightMe candles can be used on their own, with a variety of candle lamps or with our specially designed range of lamps. Our lamps have been designed to enhance the atmosphere our candles create whilst increasing the safety of our candles.

 

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LightMe Supports Hospitality Action

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LightMe Supports Hospitality Action

We are pleased to be supporting a fantastic charity through the sale of LightMe products. For a number of years we have relied on the support of the hospitality industry and thought it was only natural so give back. As a business, we have a mission to support global projects with the sale of our products. Liquid candles are used all over the industry from hotels to restaurants and as part of our commitment, we will be providing information to those who really need it. 

Why Hospitality Action?

Hospitality Action is the trade charity offering a crucial lifeline to people of all ages, working and retired, from the hospitality industry. Whether they are approached by a chef, housekeeper, school cook or bar staff, Hospitality Action will endeavour to support, whatever the difficulty.

The charity’s beneficiaries come from all walks of life and from all areas of the hospitality industry across the UK. They face serious difficulties on a daily basis: from life-changing illness and poverty to bereavement and homelessness. Sometimes all it takes is a very small change in circumstances to tip the balance and turn a manageable situation into an unmanageable one.

With the help of the industry, Hospitality Action want to make sure that when that happens, they are always there to lend support.

In addition to their established grants programme Hospitality Action also offer help to students via their Alcohol and Drug Awareness seminars and run an extremely popular befriending scheme for industry retirees and days out for families in need. The charity also provides expert advice, support and assistance through their rapidly growing Employee Assistance Programme.

Last Year:

·         £668,621 was spent supporting 2,037 people in need

·         84% of those helped were below the age of 60

·         100,000 employees from 135 companies were able to access expert help, support and assistance 24/7 365 days a year via our Employee Assistance Programme

·         7,288 students were reached at 177 college sessions via their Alcohol and Drug Awareness seminars

·         1,285 Golden Friends benefited from the charity’s contact

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