Author Archive: Matt Stimpson
Posted by Matt Stimpson 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...
Posted by Matt Stimpson 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...
Posted by Matt Stimpson 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...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on May 4th 2021 in Water Coolers
The cool, refreshing taste of a glass of pure, fresh water from a water cooler is as revitalising as it is invigorating – especially on a hot day. But to get that same fresh taste day in, day out, your water cooler needs to be kept clean, germ-free, and safe for everybody to use.How often should water coolers be cleaned?
Drinking water is good for you and it’s still the best choice of fluid intake to maintain overall good health. So we should all be drinking more of it throughout the day, to keep us hydrated and feeling alert wherever we...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on April 27th 2021 in Benefits of Water
Water. It might not look like anything fancy, but it’s essential to a healthy lifestyle and vital to your body in more ways than one. From maintaining your body temperature and flushing your toxins to simply quenching your thirst, there are plenty of benefits to drinking more water and increasing your hydration levels.Hydration and nutrition
Our bodies are up to 60% water – even our blood is 90% water – so it makes sense that drinking more of it will keep your body’s levels nicely topped up. While the NHS Eat Well guide advises us to drink 6 to 8 glasses...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on April 12th 2021 in General
Whatever sector or industry you work in, if you’re heading into the office every day, or even working from home, quick, easy, and convenient access to fresh water is essential to you and your staff. But if you currently rent a water cooler in London or the southeast, are you getting the service and value for money you expect?Rent a water cooler in London with Thirsty Work
Renting a water cooler is becoming more and more common in offices and workplaces all over the country, but especially in London and the southeast. Giving you total convenience, it’s often the best way...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on April 8th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers
Whenever you use a water cooler, whether at work, in the gym, or in a waiting room, it’s bound to have been used by countless others before you. Every cooler must be safe for everyone to use, so water cooler cleaning and water cooler maintenance, both inside and outside, are essential to giving you a clean and hygienic experience. So what happens?
How clean is your cooler?
Up and down the country there are offices, factories, hospitals, and shops with water coolers giving fast and easy access to pure, chilled drinking water for everyone. They’re a great way to keep staff, customers,...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on April 1st 2021 in General, Helpful Advice
For hotels and other hospitality sector businesses around the world, there is, by default, a lot of waste. According to Wrap, 62% of packaging and ‘non-food’ waste is recycled, and one of the highest levels of recycling is for glass. But with growing urgency to reduce and reuse, branded glass bottles could be a way for your hotel to market your brand values and reduce your environmental impact.
Recycle, reduce, and reuse
In the 21st century, recycling, reducing, and reusing is now as much a global necessity as it is a positive step in boosting your venue’s eco-credentials. While glass is 100%...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on March 15th 2021 in General
Following our recent merger with Aquachill, Thirsty Work has been able to grab an opportunity to take our brand and products into the South East. As well as supplying our water and coolers to homes and businesses from our new base, we’ve also been able to open up a new market in the world of TV and film production.
Three core values
As an independent brand, Thirsty Work prides itself on three core values of flexibility, adaptability, and reliability. These credentials give us an advantage over larger corporations, and with them, we’re able to give our customers everything they need and more...
Posted by Matt Stimpson on March 5th 2021 in General
Having a water cooler in your office, workplace, gym, or even your home is more common than ever. But even though they’re a popular, efficient, and eco-friendly way to keep everyone hydrated, there are still a few mainstream mistruths that surround them. Let’s get some facts checked and debunk the top 5 myths about water coolers.Myth 1: Water coolers are expensive
One stumbling block for many people before installing a water cooler is that it will be too expensive with no economic benefit. At Thirsty Work, all our mains fed and bottled water coolers are rented so you have no big...