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The Benefits Of An Automatic Hand Sanitiser Dispenser

Posted by on November 25th 2020 in General

Back in our pre-pandemic ‘normal’ days, hand sanitiser usually played a limited and unassuming role day to day. In businesses and offices around the country, it was generally a rarely used item and we were shaking hands, sharing stationery, and generally carrying on without giving it much thought. How times have changed. Nowadays, office automatic hand sanitiser dispensers are a common feature.

Health and hygiene awareness

Of course, the way we live our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic has changed dramatically. And life after a lockdown has taught us the key message of ‘hands, face, space’ which is now firmly fixed in...

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Hand Sanitiser: Top 10 Tips To Keep Your Office Safe

Posted by on November 11th 2020 in General

With the last lockdown still fresh in people’s minds, many can still recall the precautionary changes their office had to undergo to be covid-safe on their return. While a lot of those changes may still be in place, it bears repeating that office safety is key to helping keep COVID-19 infection rates down.

With many people still office-bound, staff and employers should continue doing their bit to ensure office safety and cleanliness is prioritised for everyone. So, from the importance of hand sanitiser to floor markings, signage, and socially-distant working, here are our top 10 tips to keep your office safe.

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How Often Should I Clean My Water Dispenser?

Posted by on October 28th 2020 in General

Nothing quite beats the cool, refreshing hit of a glass of crisp, fresh water from a water dispenser or cooler. But to ensure you get that consistent freshness, you need to keep your water dispenser clean and free from any bacterial build-up – inside and out.

Daily clean to deep clean

We all know that drinking water is good for you. So it should come as no surprise that we all need to drink more of it, more regularly throughout the day, keeping us hydrated and feeling our best at home, work, or school. But keeping your water dispenser clean is key...

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Filtration Water Bottling Solutions: The Economic Water Solution For Hospitality

Posted by on October 22nd 2020 in General

We often see the spotlight placed on greenhouse gas emissions as big businesses continue to look for ways to lessen their environmental impact. But what’s generally overlooked is our global water consumption. As a huge industry in our economy, the hospitality sector leads by example and just one of the ways they’re addressing the issue is by adopting fully integrated filtration water taps.

Small commitment, global savings

Water is becoming a scarce resource and for some time our attention has been drawn to the fact that we all need to be saving it as much as we can, wherever we can. But...

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How Thirsty Work Is Preparing For Brexit

Posted by on September 24th 2019 in General

As the Brexit situation continues to play out, businesses are having to become evermore prepared for whatever outcome may occur with Brexit. So how is Thirsty Work preparing for Brexit? Over the past 18 months, Thirsty Work have put in a number of operations and plans in place to ensure that our customers will continue to receive an excellent level of product selection and service. 

As a business we are now the leading independent B2B drinking water solutions provider in the region. A progressive approach to single use plastic has seen over 10,000,000, single use, plastic cups taken out of the UK. A new hospitality...

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Should you drink water before, during and after drinking alcohol!

Posted by on September 5th 2018 in General, Health

Recently TV and radio broadcaster, Adrian Chiles, spoke about his battle and coming to terms with the amount of alcohol he was consuming. Adrian never really thought about the actual numerical volume of alcohol he was drinking until after tracking his alcohol consumption an expert revealed that he was consuming 80 – 100 units per week, which is way over the recommended 14 units per week.

Adrian’s doctor told him if he carried on drinking alcohol in such excess that his liver damage could cause cirrhosis or death.

In addition to the damage that alcohol can have on the major organs in...

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Bottled Water vs Tap Water

Posted by on August 24th 2018 in General

People all over the globe choose to drink bottled water over tap water for a multitude of different reasons. The taste, the cleanliness and the accessibility of bottled water all enter the equation for peoples preference of bottled water, but we have decided to delve into some bottled water facts to see if you still think bottled water is better.

Bottled Water vs Tap Water

Water is made up of a collection atoms and is known as ultra-pure water and can actually do you harm! The water that we drink is packed full of small particles, salts, sugars and additives that means...

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The History of the Water Cooler

Posted by on August 15th 2018 in General

Water coolers have now become a staple part of any office. They provide us all with refreshing chilled water throughout the day, and make sure we stay well hydrated and healthy whilst we are at work. But where did the water cooler begin?

History of the Water Cooler 2000BC – The Beginning: Sanskrit Writings

The pursuit of clean drinking water is something that has driven man kind to the evolutionary stage that we are currently at. The first written record of a water purification system is in the Sanskrit medical writings known as the Sus’ruta Samhita which includes such methods as boiling water...

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Why Water Coolers Need Regularly Sanitising

Posted by on August 9th 2018 in General, Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

As a local water cooler supplier, we understand the importance of why your water cooler needs to be regularly sanitised. That’s why we feel it is important for us to educate you, on why your water cooler needs to be regularly sanitised. Essentially, water coolers are simple mechanisms and according to the British Water Cooler Association they need to be sanitised every quarter, as a minimum.

Why do water coolers need sanitising?

The water in our bottled water coolers is sourced from our very own spring in Cornwall. This means, the water goes through the least amount of processing possible to give...

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What Is In My Tap Water?

Posted by on July 18th 2018 in General, Helpful Advice

The quality of tap water can vary around the country. But do you actually know what is in your tap water? The total number of contaminates in tap water across the UK is unknown. But, research has shown that we know 14 contaminants can be found in water supplies across the UK, with the most common of these chemicals being chlorine, fluoride and aluminium.

In small amounts the majority of these chemicals will cause no harm, however they can be an issue at more concentrated levels. Despite this, one of the big concerns for people is how the contaminants affect the...

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