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Aquachill Joins The Thirsty Work Family

Posted by on January 26th 2021 in Water Coolers

It’s the age old adage in business where the big corporations buy the smaller local businesses, the service is never quite the same and the customer get lost in amongst systems and in meetings about meetings. Not in the case of the merger between Thirstywork and Aquachill where two great local businesses have joined together to deliver an even better result to the watercooler industry.

Thirstywork has been trading as a family owned and run, independent business for over 25 years. Started out of a garage and offering a fantastic proposition and product range, the business has grown during this period...

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Are Water Coolers Sustainable?

Posted by on January 20th 2021 in Water Coolers

Water coolers, as well as water fountains and bottling systems, can be one of the most sustainable ways to drink your recommended amount of water each day. But single-use glass and, particularly, plastic bottles are still in devastating high use around the world. Water coolers can replace these to give you full water cooler sustainability.

Zero to landfill

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) state that figures suggest ‘77% of plastic drinks bottles are recycled’ in the UK, but that still leaves a shortfall going into landfill. While work continues to reduce the global environmental impact, the continued popularity of water coolers ensures...

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How To Cut Bottled Water Costs In My Restaurant

Posted by on January 7th 2021 in Helpful Advice , Water Coolers

Eating out at a good restaurant is always enjoyable, whether it’s with family and friends or an intimate dinner for two. But alongside giving your customers the opportunity to experience cuisines from around the world, having something refreshing to drink is all part of the enjoyment. But could you cut expensive bottled water costs in your restaurant?

Bottled water costs

It’s always nice to have a decent bottle of wine, or maybe some fizz for a special occasion, with a fantastic restaurant meal. But not everyone will drink alcohol, either through choice or circumstance (designated driver anyone?). But, more often than not,...

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Is a Water Cooler Cheaper Than Bottled Water?

Posted by on December 17th 2020 in Water Coolers

Access to clean water is one of life’s essentials. We all use it – and drink it – every day and it’s become something we all take for granted. But despite being something we literally cannot live without, water can be expensive and sometimes it doesn’t always taste the best. But should you invest in providing a constant supply of bottled water or a water cooler for your business?

A low cost, low impact option

Bottled water is incredibly popular and still sells in large quantities, after all, it’s a convenient and handy option if you’re out and about. But it’s not...

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Do Your Staff Use PPE? Make Sure You Keep Them Hydrated

Posted by on December 9th 2020 in Health

For the majority of 2020, we’ve seen a massive increase in the number of staff wearing PPE during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The most apparent increase is clearly in the NHS and healthcare environments, but also in the hospitality and retail sectors too. But whatever sector your business is in, it’s vital to keep your staff hydrated when they’re using PPE for any length of time.

The effects of PPE

Though keeping all staff hydrated is essential when they’re wearing PPE, it’s often our frontline healthcare workers who run a higher risk of dehydration. That can be put down to a warm...

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5 Reasons Why You Need An Instant Hot Water Dispenser

Posted by on December 2nd 2020 in Hot Water Dispensers

As Brits, we love our tea. And in any office or workplace up and down the country, doing the ‘tea round’ three or four times a day is a necessity, as well as a tradition. But sharing a kitchen with different departments can mean waiting for decent kettle time with time and energy wasted. But an instant hot water dispenser could be the answer.

An unlimited supply

We’ve all experienced the battle for the kettle, who’s next in the queue to use it, and waiting (oh, the waiting) for it to boil. Whether we need it for those all-important office teas and...

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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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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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