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This 15-Year-Old Created A Candle Company That Focuses On Eco-Friendly Products

This teenager is on a mission to save the planet one scent at a time! Mahogany Young is what one would call, an earth-conscious entrepreneur. Recently, she started The Green Things — a candle business that focuses on handmade and eco-friendly products, according to Because of Them We Can (BOWTC). The 15-year-old is also keeping it in the family, lining the shelves of her parent’s historic bookstore, MahoganyBooks with her goods. In an effort to create something that her family would love, Mahogany created the vegan products without added chemicals or animal products, including beeswax!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by MahoganyBooks (@mahoganybooks) “I wanted to make some [candles] that are vegan because I’m vegan,” Mahogany tells DCist. “Since becoming environmentally conscious, some of my friends have become vegetarian or try to eat less meat and dairy. My parents eat a little more vegan food…and recycle a lot more.” She made the transition to a vegan lifestyle two...

Dec 4, 2020