A Greener Way of Living, at Home and Abroad
Guest Blogger……Morgan Barnett, Master of Public Health Degree Candidate at The University of Georgia
Many of us burn candles to make a room smell good, or just for decorative use. While candles create a calming effect, the allure of candlelight can quickly turn into a disaster if proper safety measures are not followed. Keep yourself, your loved ones, and your house protected by following these steps, as recommended by the National Candle Association:
Consider switching to battery-operated candles. They look like real candles and are much safer. Some even put off a scent. Can you tell which one of these candles is lit by fire and which one is battery-operated?
The U.S. Fire Administration has more candle safety tips