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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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How Does Your Mains Fed Water Cooler Filtration Work?

Posted by on June 4th 2021 in Water Coolers

With a mains fed water cooler in your office, you and your staff and visitors are guaranteed great tasting, fully-filtered water with every pull of the tap. And, by keeping everyone properly hydrated and refreshed, it’s no secret that this type of water cooler is more popular than ever. But how does that water cooler filtration work – and does it make a difference?

What is a mains fed water cooler?

Our mains fed water coolers work in much the same way as standard bottled water coolers, with both requiring a standard wall socket to power the heating or cooling element inside....

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How To Keep Yourself Hydrated As The Weather Gets Warmer

Posted by on June 2nd 2021 in Health

It can be hit and miss in the UK, but we’re now starting to see temperatures slowly rising as we head towards another glorious summer (fingers crossed). But as those temperatures rise and the weather gets warmer, it’s crucial to stay cool and keep your hydration levels up by drinking plenty of fluids. So how can you make sure you’re staying hydrated?

Warm weather hydration

Up to 60% of all adult bodies are made up of water. And along with other essentials, even our blood is around 90% water. The NHS Eat Well guide says we all ought to be drinking 6...

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Why Does Water In London Taste Different To Other Areas Of The UK?

Posted by on May 24th 2021 in Water Coolers

Everyone loves a glass of cool, thirst-quenching water straight from the tap. But though UK tap water is highly regulated for safety, its taste can differ from region to region. And as London and the south-east is a hard water area, that can affect taste more than anything else. But a water cooler can give you the pure, fresh taste you want.

What is ‘hard water’?

Water is fluid, so it can’t be hard, can it? Water’s ‘hardness’ is indicated by its taste and how it’s categorised from region to region. All across the UK, tap water is generally divided into three...

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How Much Does It Cost To Rent A Water Cooler In London?

Posted by on May 21st 2021 in Water Coolers

With water cooler rental at an all-time high across London and the southeast, finding the right supplier for your business can prove to be a difficult choice. But if you’re looking to rent a water cooler for the first time, or perhaps even change from your existing supplier, how much does rental cost – and are you getting the best value?

Rental value

Whether you’re working in the office, going to the gym, visiting the doctor, or even taking your car for an MOT anywhere around London, the chances are you’ll see – and use – a water cooler. And if you...

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The Big Thirsty Work Switch To Recyclable And Biodegradable Paper Cups

Posted by on May 14th 2021 in Environment

With the ongoing global climate emergency, Thirsty Work has a responsibility to play our part in reducing the environmental impact on our planet. To reflect that, we’ve made significant changes to the way we operate and one area we’ve taken action on is reducing our single-use plastics by introducing a full range of recyclable, biodegradable, and compostable paper cups.

The global plastic problem

Plastic waste is an all too common problem around the world. While we’re all aware that plastics end up in our oceans, the statistics still make for shocking reading. According to National Geographic, 1m single-use plastic bottles are sold...

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Do Water Coolers Use A Lot Of Electricity?

Posted by on May 10th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

We know our customers love the ease and convenience of a Thirsty Work water cooler in their workplaces. After all, it gives them cool, refreshing, filtered water on-demand, keeping them better hydrated for longer – what’s not to love? But having cool, or even hot, water on-demand means using energy. So how much electricity do water coolers really use?

An eco-friendly option

While we’re as eco-friendly as we can be in our water cooler products, packaging, and deliveries, we also try to be as economic as we can in their energy consumption as well. To get a cost of running a water...

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Why It's Essential To Have A Water Cooler On Your Film Set

Posted by on May 7th 2021 in Helpful Advice

From indoor studio productions to large, outdoor location shoots, every TV and film set involves dozens, if not hundreds, of people. It can be hot and thirsty work for everyone involved, indoors or out, so having plenty of easily accessible and conveniently placed water coolers on any film set or TV studio is essential for all artists and crew.

Water for a healthy crew

While other liquid refreshments will usually be available on set, water will always be the best option. Quenching the thirst of everyone, fresh water helps keep the whole team properly hydrated and alert while keeping those energy levels...

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