Never Pour Wax Down the Drain
Candle wax is liquid when hot, but if you pour it down the drain, it will cool, harden and clog the pipes.
Tins and Jars Are Recyclable
Candle wax isn’t recyclable, but the tins and jars that candles come in often are. Simply remove the wick and any remaining wax, and place in the trash. You can scoop out wax with a spoon, or try melting or freezing it for easier removal.
Ways to Reuse
Reuse Wax to Make New Candles
Instead of throwing wax away, try reusing it to make new candles. Here is a great how-to guide by HowStuffWorks.