Why Well-Stocked Breakrooms Foster Employee Well-being and Productivity

Breakrooms have evolved into environments that nurture employee well-being, foster collaboration, and boost productivity.

In a modern workplace, a well-equipped breakroom offers more than just being a place to grab a cup of coffee or a quick snack. Breakrooms have evolved into environments that nurture employee well-being, foster collaboration, and boost productivity. 76% of employees consider a well-stocked, comfortable break room a good place to relieve stress.

Maintaining access to all the essential products is key to maintaining the effectiveness of your break room. Items like can liners, dish soap, napkins, eco-friendlier food packaging, and utensils not only offer convenience but also encourage a cleaner, healthier shared space.

Find out why these essential product groups, when well-stocked, can elevate workplace cleanliness, hygiene, and sustainability:

Cleanliness and Convenience

Having ample supply of cleaning products is crucial for promoting a hygienic break room environment. Take hand hygiene, for example. Providing easy access to cleaning and hygiene essentials ensures that employees can keep their hands clean and reduce the risk of spreading germs and illnesses.

Essential cleanliness and convenience products include:

  • Dish soap and dishwasher detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Hand sanitizer and dispensers

Sanitizing and Wiping

Consistent access to sanitizing and disinfecting products plays a major role in promoting a safe and healthy break room. Wipes and sanitizers offer a quick and effective way to clean surfaces and minimize the risk of contamination.

Essential sanitizing and wiping products include:

  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Cloths and pads

Waste Management

Creating a more sustainable workplace also extends to responsible waste management. Recycling, garbage, and compost bins both encourage employees to dispose of waste responsibly after eating, grabbing a cup of coffee or general use of the break room, minimizing the environmental impact.

Essential waste management products include:

  • Recycling, garbage, and compost bins
  • Can liners

Food Packaging and Comfort

A fit-for-purpose selection of eco-friendlier cutlery and utensils not only plays into consumer demand but also highlights the organization’s commitment to more sustainable practices. Did you know that a majority of consumers prefer eco-friendlier food packaging over single-use plastic?

Essential food and drink packaging products include:

  • Napkins
  • Utensils
  • Cutlery

Ready to create an exceptional break room? Check out our Employee Break Room Essentials Guide for insight into the industry-leading products and expert tips to help your customers curate a clean and comfortable break room.

And contact us or your local R3 sales rep to build an assortment of break room essentials!


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