Why do we bring trees into our houses at Christmas?

One of the most recognised symbols of Christmas is the magical evergreen conical shaped tree laden with bright twinkly lights, sparkling baubles and tinsel, and underneath the tree, a pile of beautifully wrapped presents waiting to be opened! But what started this tradition of bringing an evergreen tree into our homes at Christmas? Evergreens such as …

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Tips to help keep you focused at work

Its 2 o’clock on a sunny afternoon. You’re lunch is sitting comfortably in your stomach. You’ve just finished reading a Wikipedia article on an obscure actor from the TV series you were watching the night before. Your Facebook feed has been well and truly plundered of all the funny cat videos… and you cannot seem …

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Drink water before, during and after drinking alcohol!

TV and radio broadcaster, Adrian Chiles, has recently spoken out about consuming between 80 -100 units of alcohol a week! When calculating exactly how many units he was consuming, Adrian said he was horrified to find out how much he was actually drinking when the recommended guidelines are just 14 units a week!  Adrian’s doctor …

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Staff pull together during excessively long hot summer…

Edgar’s Water is certainly experiencing a record breaking summer with demands from thirsty customers higher than ever, and it doesn’t seem set to end yet! It’s been several weeks of unprecedented weather – a summer we live for in the water industry but we are fully aware of the pressures it has put on the business!  …

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How Edgar’s are helping with the plastic epidemic

Plastic pollution is becoming an ever more important subject in the environmental news. The main problem is that most plastics last forever. It is not bio-degradable. Instead after around 700 years plastic ‘photo-degrades’ – which means it turns into smaller toxic bits which aren’t going away any time soon! Most plastic waste eventually finds its …

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Why do we bang on about hydration?

Because… being adequately hydrated means looking after your health!   We are bombarded with messages about how much water we should be drinking!  The daily recommended 2 litres of water for an adult to drink seems a ridiculously large volume of water to consume in one day! Obviously, there are many factors that will affect …

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The History of the Water Cooler

We see water coolers now as part of any office staple. They provide us all with refreshing water throughout the day and make sure we are all hydrated while we work. So where did the water cooler begin? Read on below to take a wander through 3000 years of history and discover how the water …

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Bottled water vs tap water

Bottled water vs tap water.. is it just a matter of taste? Many people all over the globe choose to drink bottled water for a multitude of different reasons. Taste, cleanliness and accessibility all enter the equation, but we have delved into some bottled water facts to see if you think bottled water is better! …

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