PRESS RELEASE: We're coming to Glasgow

We're excited to announce that we will be launching in Glasgow tomorrow.

PRESS RELEASE: We're coming to Glasgow

We're excited to announce that we will be launching in Glasgow tomorrow. To find out more, read the press release below.


ECOEATS BRINGS GUILT-FREE TAKEAWAY TO GLASGOW

Sustainable Scottish Startup Expands to Glasgow with Brewdog Partnership

Glasgow, Scotland, 12th May 2021

On Thursday 13th May, Ecoeats will launch its zero-emissions delivery service in Glasgow’s vibrant West End. The Fife-based startup will begin accepting and delivering orders on behalf of Brewdog’s popular Kelvingrove location. The company promises a sustainable takeaway solution by providing delivery with a fleet of zero emissions electric vehicles (EVs) and bicycles.

Ecoeats hopes to partner with more Glasgow-based businesses to help them reach new customers and regulars alike.  The company offers delivery, collection and table service ordering options via their app and website: ecoeats.uk.

Local talent is at the heart of Ecoeats’s business plan. Since launching in February 2020, the company has delivered over 45,000 orders from 39 partners in St Andrews.  Looking back on the last year, founder and CEO Philip Houseley said “We’re proud to have kept so many local restaurants connected to their customers during the pandemic. We’re thankful to all of our amazing customers that have made the switch to the Ecoeats zero emissions delivery platform. We look forward to delivering for the beautiful city of Glasgow and we hope we can assist in this great city’s recovery from the pandemic.”

As well as offering zero-emissions urban delivery, Ecoeats will shortly be launching an ambitious reusables scheme - making guilt-free, zero waste takeaway a reality. The scheme will involve providing restaurants with bespoke, multi-use containers. Customers can choose to have their food delivered in these zero-waste containers for small deposit. The containers will then be collected from the customer’s preferred location by Ecoeats, washed in an industrial facility, then returned to participating restaurants, completing the cycle and eliminating unnecessary waste.

The company utilises its custom in-house technology platform to service thousands of orders a week. Chief Technical Officer and Founder Stewart McGown said that “Our  world-class, in-house technology quickly and efficiently routes orders to customers on time and in great condition. Providing a reliable and high quality service like ours is a critical part of making sustainability convenient for consumers, riders and restaurants”.

About Ecoeats

Ecoeats is an ambitious Scottish startup that is making sustainability convenient with guilt-free takeaway.

The company provides zero-emissions delivery with a fleet of zero-emissions electric vehicles (EVs) and bicycles, as well as reusable container options for zero waste takeaway.

Founded in 2020 in the picturesque university town of St Andrews, Ecoeats has partnered with local businesses to support them through an unprecedented year, helping unique local flavours reach residents quickly and safely.

Co-founders Philip Houseley and Stewart McGown, who met as students at the University of St Andrews, said their dream was to make their meals guilt free, with zero delivery emissions and no waste. In line with its founding values, Ecoeats seeks to deliver a fairer deal for all involved - through low commission rates for merchant partners, fair pay for delivery partners and less impact on our planet.

Download the Ecoeats app or visit our website at ecoeats.uk to place your order today!

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