Luckily, my brain came to the rescue! I had some craft sand laying around, as well as a used glass food container jar and some Duck Brand Duct Tape. I immediately made my very own, upcycled stick incense burner.
First you'll need to use the Duck Tape to cover the empty jar. I got all crazy with mine and even lined up the print. You could even use different colors if you wanted to create a gradient effect.
Once the jar is covered with the Duck Tape, pour about 2 inches of sand into the jar. This will help your sticks stand straight up, and the ash to fall into the jar.