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3 Easy Tips To More Sustainable Hydration

Posted by on July 16th 2021 in Helpful Advice

With drinking water becoming a slowly decreasing natural resource and the ever-increasing use of single-use plastics, it might seem difficult to stay optimistic on these particular environmental issues. But small steps and positive action by all of us can make a difference. And, by combining two of the biggest issues of our time, here are three tips to enjoy more sustainable hydration.

Steps to sustainable hydration

The phrase ‘don’t waste water’ has been well used for many decades. From primary school upwards, stickers, posters, and awareness campaigns have pushed the message that water is precious. We all need it to survive, after...

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Is It Worth Installing A Water Cooler?

Posted by on July 5th 2021 in Water Coolers

There can often be plenty of resistance when the idea of installing a water cooler in your office or your home is first floated: It will cost too much. No one will use it. There’ll be too much upkeep on it. But there are plenty of positives that come with getting a water cooler – from the health benefits to the cost savings. Here are just a few reasons why it’s totally worth it.

1. They’re cheap to run

In the grand scheme of everyday business expenses, a water cooler is relatively cheap to run. In fact, they don’t use that much...

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How To Clean And Maintain Your Water Cooler Properly

Posted by on June 28th 2021 in Helpful Advice

Having a water cooler in the office, waiting room, gym, or health club is a fast, convenient, and easy way to help everyone stay hydrated with great-tasting, filtered water. But like anything that’s frequently used, you need to clean and maintain your water cooler regularly so it’s protected from potential dirt and bacteria build-up and kept clean for every user.

Maintain your water cooler with Thirsty Work

The wide range of Thirsty Work water coolers includes bottled water coolers with 18.9 or 13-litre bottles filled with our own fresh spring water or mains fed water coolers with an advanced filtration system for...

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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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