The blend of wax used in our Max Benjamin Candles is from 100% natural resources. It contains no paraffin – a petroleum based product. It is also biodegradable and is a renewable and sustainable resource. When you light a Max Benjamin 100% Natural Wax Scented Candle you can enjoy the unique atmosphere each fragrance brings without feeling you are causing any harm to the environment. Unlike paraffin wax, our wax burns cleaner with no petrol-carbon soot. Our wax is slow burning and is free from pesticides and any genetically modified material.