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What Equipment Do You Need in Your Commercial Restaurant Kitchen?

Posted by on April 27th 2022 in Environment , Water Coolers

No two restaurants operate in the same way. And, as any restaurant owner will confirm, there’s plenty to think about when it comes to fitting out any commercial restaurant kitchen. Let’s take a look at some of the key equipment you might need to run your restaurant kitchen. But there might be certain equipment that could serve better when moved outside the kitchen…

Restaurant kitchen equipment checklist

Any restaurant kitchen needs to operate to the highest standards. And that means a lot of equipment, furniture, and appliances. That will give your team what they need to prep, cook, and bake so the...

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What Is Earth Day And Why Is It Important?

Posted by on April 22nd 2022 in Environment

As environmental ‘awareness days’ go, they don't get much more significant than Earth Day. And while all awareness days largely happen on the same day each year, many of them, no matter how well-known they are, still need to be heavily publicised to raise awareness of the event and its cause. And they don't come much bigger than Earth Day.

What is Earth Day?

As one of the most well-known awareness days, Earth Day now has its roots firmly planted making it a truly global event. Earth Day happens on April 22 every year to show support for the preservation and protection...

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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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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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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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Every Office Kitchen Refit Needs These 6 Essentials

Posted by on January 11th 2022 in Environment

Every office kitchen should be the heart of a business. Well used every day, it should provide everything to keep teams fed and watered through the working day or night. But, just like at home, a kitchen should be more than ‘just’ a kitchen. It should be a social space to enjoy. If you're planning an office kitchen refit for your business, here are 6 essential items you shouldn't be without.

Office kitchen refit essentials

London businesses were hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many were forced to see their teams working from home, while others had to leave their premises permanently....

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How Can I tell How Hard Or Soft My Tap Water Is?

Posted by on December 20th 2021 in Environment

We’re often told about water hardness and how it can differ depending on where we live. But how can you tell whether you live in a hard water area or a soft water area? And once you know, how does it taste and how good or bad is it for you?

Surface water or groundwater?

Water’s ‘hardness’ is graded by the number of mineral deposits found in it on a grade of ‘parts per million’ (ppm). And thanks to the UK’s geological foundations, this can change from region to region. But tap water originates from either surface water or groundwater and is...

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Does Climate Change Directly Impact Water Quality?

Posted by on December 13th 2021 in Environment , Water Coolers

We are in the middle of a climate emergency. Just recently, the COP26 Summit took place in Glasgow, bringing global leaders together to take much-needed action in tackling the immediate effects of climate change. What the outcomes will be remain to be seen, but with dryer, hotter summers together with wetter, windier winters, the extreme effects of a changing planet are already here to see. So does climate change directly impact water quality – and if so, how?

Water quality and climate change

Many talks and discussions on all areas of climate change are ongoing, but the link between water quality and...

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Recyclable Water Cooler Filtration For Fewer Impurities And More Taste

Posted by on December 3rd 2021 in Environment

Drinking water and staying hydrated is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. So if we’re drinking more of it, it should be the best tasting water we can get, shouldn’t it? With differences in how tap water tastes up and down the country, only pure, filtered water can give you the fresh taste you’re looking for. So how do our Thirsty Work filters work and how eco-friendly are they?

Advanced water filtration technology

Providing pure, fresh, filtered water is what we do best at Thirsty Work and at the heart of that are the internal water filters themselves. Of course, our 18.9...

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