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Reasons Why Water Coolers Are A More Hygienic Solution

Posted by on November 18th 2020 in Water Coolers

When it comes to life’s daily essentials, things don’t get much more important than water and having access to clean, safe drinking water is a priority for everyone. But while standard tap water goes through a thorough cleaning process before we drink it, water coolers can be a much more hygienic solution all round.

Full hygiene and sanitisation

The boom in installing a workplace water cooler, together with the increased water cooler safety checks that come with them, means they can be safely used daily by multiple people.

To start with, our own natural Cornish spring water passes all microbiology, chemical analysis, taste,...

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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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Are Water Dispensers Good For Your Health?

Posted by on November 10th 2020 in Benefits of Water

Having easy access to a clean and hygienic water source is essential to our overall health and wellbeing. For that reason alone, more and more offices, public buildings and spaces, and even homes are using water dispensers to provide a convenient source of chilled or ambient water. But are water dispensers really good for your health?

Waters dispensers = a healthy option

Our bodies are made up of approx. 60% water and the NHS recommends keeping that level topped up by drinking 6-8 glasses a day, helping you to keep a steady core body temperature, a healthy digestive system, and good circulation....

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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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Pura Guard: Keeping Your School Safe And Hydrated

Posted by on October 14th 2020 in Health

Engaging with kids in schools is essential when you’re encouraging them towards leading a healthy diet and lifestyle. Together with the importance of well-balanced meals and regular exercise and activities, keeping them hydrated with cool, fresh water can be vital to their mental and physical wellbeing. But water cooler safety and cleanliness is crucial to keeping schools safe.

Staying hydrated in schools

We know that regularly drinking water throughout the day helps to keep kids stay focused, alert, and performing to the best of their abilities – and that goes for the staff too! Even drinking just a small amount of water...

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The Best Way To Clean And Disinfect Your Water Cooler

Posted by on October 7th 2020 in Hot Water Dispensers, Water Coolers

Having a water cooler in the office, reception, board room, or waiting room, is a fast, efficient, and easy way to stay hydrated for longer with cool, fresh water. But just like every frequently used piece of kit, water coolers need to be cleaned regularly so they last longer and protect every user from the potential build-up of dirt and bacteria. So what’s the best way to clean and disinfect your water cooler?

A clean water cooler in six steps

At Thirsty Work, our choice of water coolers includes floor standing bottled water coolers with our own fresh spring water, mains fed...

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The Importance Of Hand Sanitiser In The Office

Posted by on September 30th 2020 in Health

In our current COVID world, social distancing, face coverings, and regular hand hygiene are, for now, the new normal for all of us. But as more workplaces are reopening their doors for office-based staff to return, the importance of hand sanitiser in the office has never been higher. So the key to employee health and wellbeing is, literally, in our own hands.

Why is office hand sanitiser so essential?

Long before the current COVID pandemic hit us, it’s been well documented how a standard office space can be a hotbed of germs and bacteria in all the wrong places. Desks, chairs, keyboards,...

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Thirsty Work Launches an Antibacterial & Antiviral Protection

Posted by on July 20th 2020 in Health

Thirsty Work are proud to have been able to launch our latest technology called Puraguard, which is an antibacterial and antiviral protection. Puraguard is a ground-breaking protective antimicrobial coating that can be applied to your dispenser’s taps, providing 24hr protection against the growth of microbes (bacteria, moulds, fungi, and viruses).

Puraguard is virtually invisible, and proven to be effective against viruses from the coronavirus family. Upon contact with the protective coating 80% of microbes are eradicated within 15 minutes and up to 99.99% are gone within 2 hours. Your dispenser’s taps will have around the clock protection against unseen microbes.

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The Benefits of Green Employment & The Business Opportunities

Posted by on March 6th 2020 in Environment

Our planet’s future as well as the future of society must involve recycling and a correct waste management. Investing in recycling business opportunities is not only necessary but also a source of employment and wealth.

Recycling can bring great benefits to communities and the environment.

The benefits of recycling

Recycling goes beyond just reducing pollution. The list of benefits is wide and constantly updated by new ways in which to protect our planet. Some of these include:

  • Less waste in landfills and incinerators. This translates in a decrease of spending on eliminating and treating expenses. 
  • Saving natural resources such as wood, water or several minerals, which are difficult to get...
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