" Encouraging the ethical promotion and production of quality affordable beeswax candles "
The Canadian Beeswax Chandlers Guild has been established in an effort to increase the level of the quality and affordabilty of beeswax candles in the marketplace, through a set of standards
as set out by Members of the Guild , and monitored by Members of the Guild.
Members must meet and maintain a standard of quality , honesty and integrity. Applicants must submit samples for testing and agree to
a code of ethics before being accepted as a member. Any company
accepted into the Canadian Beeswax Chandlers Guild is authorized to
display a Guild Member's Shield signifying a high standard of quality
of their product and ethical behaviour in the promotion of their product. Membership can and will be revoked upon failure to maintain such level of standards of the Guild. There is no fee for Membership. Applications are welcomed and encouraged.
The Membership Committee is made up of Members of the Canadian Beeswax Chandlers Guild and will be jurying applicants based on the following criteria:
quality of raw materials
quality of workmanship
educational component of website and promo material
factual accuracy of website and promo material
quality of burn
uniqueness of style of product
purity of product
environmentally friendly operating practices
ethical business practices
The Membership Committee will respond to complaints from consumers
and other members of the Guild , and assist in the resolution.
Benefits of Membership
Collective voice in issues affecting the beeswax candle industry.
Recognition of attaining a standard of quality and integrity.
Sharing of ideas and support from fellow Guild members.
Buying power of a group resulting in reduced costs of supplies.