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Carbon-Free Candleholders

Lena Bergström's Steel Candleholder is Made as Symbol of Hope

— August 24, 2021 — Eco
Lena Bergstrom created the world's first fossil-free candleholder. Made from steel, the eco-friendly object was recently unveiled by the Swedish steelmaking company SSAB. The Swedish designer explains that the candleholder is "a symbol of hope. A piece of the future."

When holding a lit candle, the object boasts softly pleated rays, making for an elegant glow. The fossil-free steel is expected to be commercially produced as of 2026, following the success of Bergstrom's candlemaker. This manufacturing breakthrough will make it possible to reduce the steel industry's global carbon footprint significantly. The company hopes to spread inspiration to other manufacturers with the same green goal to make a better and more sustainable future for coming generations.

Image Credit: SSAB
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