Randy Hood from Econo Challenge Tips and Tricks explains how to make a wilderness survival candle in this video. The candle is made with recycled materials and is reusable, so is perfect for campers wanting to leave no trace.

All you need is a couple pots (or a double boiler), cardboard, reclaimed candle wax, a tin can and measuring tape. The cardboard works as the wick and it will burn for about two hours. This wilderness survival candle would save campers time and give them a quick campfire.  It would be easy to pop into a backpack too!

By SandraW


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