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Top 5 Benefits Of Using Glass Bottles In Your Business

Posted by on April 13th 2022 in Environment

In this era of climate awareness, most sectors and industries have got their work cut out in sourcing sustainable and eco-friendly supplies. But in trying to reduce the amount of single-use plastic bottles used across London's hospitality and leisure industries, as well as workplaces, a move to using glass bottles could be a positive next step to a greener, more sustainable future.

A positive step forward

Recycling, reducing, and reusing as much as we can is now looked at as a global necessity as we battle the climate emergency – especially in high-density cities like London. But it can also be a...

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Local vs National Water Cooler Suppliers – Why Local Wins

Posted by on April 7th 2022 in Water Coolers

There's certainly an advantage to using a national chain supplier for lots of things. For a start, you know you’re getting the same product and price in supermarkets, fast food restaurants, or high street shops, all over the country. But for more personal or bespoke service, a local company can usually be more accomodating – and water cooler suppliers are no different.

The advantages of a local water cooler supplier

There are currently around 600,000 water coolers in use across the UK right now and just a few bigger, national suppliers are supplying almost half of them. That might sound impressive, but...

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What Should I Expect From A Water Cooler Free Trial?

Posted by on March 28th 2022 in Water Coolers

A water cooler is becoming an ever more common sight in any office, workplace, or public building. With its slimline features and choice of ice-cold, ambient, or hot water options, every model gives your team and visitors a smart and convenient way to keep refreshed and stay hydrated. Having a free trial is a great way to get a cooler into your premises before you sign up. So what should you expect from a water cooler free trial?

Try before you buy free trial

Installing a water cooler into your workplace delivers plenty of benefits and there are five excellent reasons why your...

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World Water Day – What Is It And Why Is It Important?

Posted by on March 21st 2022 in Water Coolers

By now, we must all have seen the various ‘awareness days’ that pepper, not only our calendars, but our social media feeds too. While some are lighthearted, others can carry a more serious message to raise awareness of subjects, including health, medical, or environmental, that might otherwise get overlooked. And, as water is our business, one of the awareness days we’re highlighting this year is World Water Day.

What is World Water Day?

Many awareness days have an underlying message and act both as a celebration and a way to push its subject out to a wider audience and World Water Day...

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Should I Turn My Water Dispenser Off At Night To Save Electricity?

Posted by on March 18th 2022 in Environment , Helpful Advice , Hot Water Dispensers

Having a convenient source of pure-filtered water around the office or home is a great way to help people stay productive and hydrated. But whether you like an ice-cold thirst quencher to keep you refreshed or need easy access to hot water on demand for tea and coffee rounds, you’ll be using energy. So should you be turning your water dispenser off at night to save electricity?

Turn off to save money

Thirsty Work has put together an environmental policy that sees us taking big steps towards being as progressively green as possible in everything we do. And we put the same...

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5 Top Tips On How You Can Improve your Office Kitchen

Posted by on March 14th 2022 in Environment

If you’ve had to steer your business through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, you’ve probably had to make some changes to how you operate. Many London businesses are going through the same thing. But with every downsize or upscale into new premises or with every decision to have an office revamp, you’re afforded a prime opportunity to improve your office kitchen.

A functional, practical, and cool office kitchen

Office kitchens are often the place where teams get to hang out when they’re away from their desks or workstations. So as a social space, your office kitchen needs to tick plenty of...

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Help! I Want To Fire My Current Water Cooler Supplier - Can I Do It?

Posted by on March 10th 2022 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

When you sign the dotted line on any contract, you’ll know you’ve made the choice that’s right for you now and for the short-term future. But sometimes, the service you get might not be what you were led to believe you’d get. So when your service starts to go wrong and you’re not getting the service you expect, you might look to change suppliers – and the same goes for your water cooler supplier.

Should you fire your current water cooler supplier?

When you sign the contract for your bottled or mains fed water cooler, you’re signing for a complete package which...

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10 Top Tips To Reduce Your Plastic Use In 2022

Posted by on March 6th 2022 in Environment

Reducing our use of single-use plastics to protect our fragile wildlife and ecosystems is a priority for countries all around the world. With every piece of plastic taking precious natural resources to create, now is the time to recycle and reuse what we can, while reducing our use and reliance on plastic overall. Here are our 10 top tips to help you reduce your plastic use in 2022.

1. Use bamboo toothbrushes

You should change your toothbrush every 3-4 months for optimal oral hygiene. But your old plastic toothbrush could end up in the ocean or in landfill where it could take...

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What Should I Expect From A New Water Cooler Supplier As Standard?

Posted by on March 4th 2022 in Water Coolers

When you install a water cooler in your home, office, or public space, you’re helping everyone stay hydrated and refreshed with great-tasting, pure-filtered water. But you should always be satisfied and happy with the service and quality you’re getting from your supplier. So what should you expect from a new water cooler supplier?

What you should expect from a new water cooler supplier

As a leading, independent supplier in the bottled water cooler and mains fed water cooler sector, Thirsty Work has seen plenty of industry change recently. As other suppliers are being merged or bought out by multinationals, it’s their day-to-day...

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How Can You Clean And Descale Your Hot Water Dispenser?

Posted by on February 7th 2022 in Hot Water Dispensers

When you live in a hard water area like London and surrounding south-east areas, limescale can be a real problem. With a build-up of the natural minerals from your mains water supply, it can affect water flow in taps or showerheads. But it also clings to the elements inside your kettle or hot water dispenser, building up to cause damage and affect performance. So how can you clean and descale to prevent it?

Why descale your hot water dispenser?

While limescale isn’t bad for us and does us no harm when it’s in our drinking water – it’s a natural mineral after...

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