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Why Does London Water Taste So Different To Water In Other UK Regions?

Posted by on August 10th 2021 in Environment

Taste in all food and drink is subjective – what might be taste heaven to you might be taste hell to someone else. But one thing many people notice is how different the tap water tastes in different parts of the UK, with London water often on the receiving end of some harsh criticism. So why does London water tastes so different?

UK water sources

Water’s ‘hardness’ is often the reason why water tastes different all over the UK with levels ranging from very hard to moderate or very soft. But tap water everywhere comes from two main water sources which can...

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Thirsty Work Bottled Water Has The Lowest Carbon Footprint Of Any Packaged Drink

Posted by on August 3rd 2021 in Environment , Water Coolers

It’s no secret that our bottled water comes from a spring 60m underground that produces a naturally filtered supply of mineral-enriched, great-tasting, pure water. And that info is made even better when we can say that bottled water has the lowest carbon footprint of any packaged beverage. It helps give our customers a sustainable choice for their bottled water while boosting our own green credentials.

Responsible sustainability

There’s a large spotlight being shown on most environmental matters these days – and rightly so. It means all companies, including Thirsty Work, need to work harder to minimise their environmental impact and introduce and...

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How You Can Help Save The Planet By Using Water Coolers

Posted by on July 26th 2021 in Environment

It’s well known that fresh drinking water is essential to our health and wellbeing, and of course, to life itself. Despite this, it’s a valuable commodity that’s in short supply around the world. And with single-use plastics continuing to cause environmental damage, here’s how you could do your bit to help save the planet by using an eco-friendly water cooler at home and in the office.

A precious natural resource

Although it’s the one thing the whole of humanity needs to survive, water that’s drinkable is a dwindling natural resource. According to Friends Of The Earth, “97.5% of the world’s water is...

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5 Reasons Why Your Business Or Office Needs A Water Cooler

Posted by on July 20th 2021 in Water Coolers

Having a water cooler anywhere in your business or office is more important than just giving staff a chance to have their water cooler chats. It’s a cost-effective, energy-efficient, and eco-friendly way to benefit them – and you – in plenty of different ways. So here are 5 reasons why your business or office – and your staff – needs a water cooler.

1. Water is good for you

Not just another soundbite, but actually true. It reaches muscle tissue and other parts of your body that other fluids can bypass – and being sugar-free, it’s a key part of having a...

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3 Easy Tips To More Sustainable Hydration

Posted by on July 16th 2021 in Helpful Advice

With drinking water becoming a slowly decreasing natural resource and the ever-increasing use of single-use plastics, it might seem difficult to stay optimistic on these particular environmental issues. But small steps and positive action by all of us can make a difference. And, by combining two of the biggest issues of our time, here are three tips to enjoy more sustainable hydration.

Steps to sustainable hydration

The phrase ‘don’t waste water’ has been well used for many decades. From primary school upwards, stickers, posters, and awareness campaigns have pushed the message that water is precious. We all need it to survive, after...

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Is It Worth Installing A Water Cooler?

Posted by on July 5th 2021 in Water Coolers

There can often be plenty of resistance when the idea of installing a water cooler in your office or your home is first floated: It will cost too much. No one will use it. There’ll be too much upkeep on it. But there are plenty of positives that come with getting a water cooler – from the health benefits to the cost savings. Here are just a few reasons why it’s totally worth it.

1. They’re cheap to run

In the grand scheme of everyday business expenses, a water cooler is relatively cheap to run. In fact, they don’t use that much...

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How To Clean And Maintain Your Water Cooler Properly

Posted by on June 28th 2021 in Helpful Advice

Having a water cooler in the office, waiting room, gym, or health club is a fast, convenient, and easy way to help everyone stay hydrated with great-tasting, filtered water. But like anything that’s frequently used, you need to clean and maintain your water cooler regularly so it’s protected from potential dirt and bacteria build-up and kept clean for every user.

Maintain your water cooler with Thirsty Work

The wide range of Thirsty Work water coolers includes bottled water coolers with 18.9 or 13-litre bottles filled with our own fresh spring water or mains fed water coolers with an advanced filtration system for...

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Cleaner, Greener Refrigerant Gas For A New Eco-Friendly Water Cooler

Posted by on June 22nd 2021 in Environment

As a forward-thinking business, Thirsty Work is always exploring ways to lessen its impact on the world in the current climate emergency. Reducing our carbon footprint to help offset ozone depletion and lessen the effects of global warming is crucial to this. And the upcoming ban on certain gas refrigerants means we can go further to make our water coolers as eco-friendly as possible.

New gas for a greener future

Back in the 1980s, the public didn’t know too much about ‘global warming’. Along with a distinct lack of proper recycling, we all carried on in blissful ignorance. It was only when...

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Encourage Daily Hydration In Your Office With Custom Water Bottles

Posted by on June 16th 2021 in General

Drinking water throughout the day is always something we encourage, but it’s not just us. The NHS recommends drinking between 6-8 glasses of fluids a day and it’s always water that reaches the parts of your body other fluids just don’t. So to help your staff stay hydrated for longer, why not encourage them to drink more with a custom water bottle?

A long term answer

As a responsible company, Thirsty Work is committed to reducing or eliminating the amount of plastic waste and recycle wherever we can while encouraging all our customers to do the same. In fact, one big step...

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Top Tips for Proper Bottled Water Etiquette At Work

Posted by on June 9th 2021 in Water Coolers

While water coolers are increasing in popularity in offices, factories, shared workspaces, and receptions, there are still plenty of people who are drinking water from bottles. But whether it’s single-use bottled water or a dedicated personal water bottle, if you’re using bottled water at work, what’s the best way to drink from it?

Bottled Water Etiquette

Staying hydrated and refreshed by drinking plenty of water is the key to productivity and staying at the top of your game to hit your goals at work. And while bottled water is a popular way to keep your hydration levels up, there’s a certain etiquette...

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