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WE ARE ON A MISSION TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING INDUSTRY.

About Us

Driven by a dedication to circularity and a sustainable future, Early Upgrade is at the forefront of responsible electronics recycling. 


Since our establishment in 2009, we've emerged as a prominent leader in the secondary lifecycle of mobile devices, components & consumer electronics. Our expertise lies in value-add forward distribution, parts reclamation, refurbishment & IT asset disposition. 

We take pride in delivering innovative, top-quality services that prioritizing maximizing value as well as the potential for reuse & refurbishment, while reducing the amount of e-waste that follows traditional, emissions-intensive e-scrap pathways such as smelting & shredding. 

 

With a global reach, we proudly serve ITAD organizations, Recyclers, Mobile Phone industries,  trade-in programs, wholesale & e-tail customers, Data destruction industries, Freight & 3PL, MFG's and Government Agencies. Our 95,000 SF, R2v3 & NAID AAA certified headquarters in Jacksonville, FL serves as the heart of our operations 


By choosing Early Upgrade, you become a partner in shaping a more eco-friendly & conscientious electronics industry. Together, we can make a positive impact on the environment & contribute to a greener, more sustainable future for all. 

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LEADERSHIP TEAM

MICHAEL KOUFOS

Co-Founder

President

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SIMON

LEVIN

Co-Founder

CEO

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Chief Strategy Officer

RODEL

LUMANOG

DANIELA

REHRIG

Chiel Financial Officer

KAT

ATTAWAY

Consultant

Our Values

We are on a mission to revolutionize the electronics recycling industry by prioritizing
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      INTEGRITY     

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We strive to foster a diverse & equitable environment working culture & put high value on open communication & ethical decision making.

At Early Upgrade, we believe that transparency is key to building strong relationships & exceptional service throughout your electronics recycling journey. 

To learn more about the services we offer:

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 SUSTAINABILITY 

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Sustainability is a journey & a shared commitment. That's why we provide innovative solutions that divert e-waste from traditional, emissions-intensive pathways such as shredding and smelting. By focusing on maximizing the potential for reusing & refurbishing devices, we're able to work with our customers to contribute to a greener, more sustainable future. 

Want to know more about Sustainability at Early Upgrade?

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   TEAMWORK   

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We are better when we work together. 

We prioritize empower our teams to collaborate & innovate fearlessly, allowing us to continually improve our processes & services while prioritizing value creation, sustainability & our customers needs. 

Want to join our team? Check out our Jobs page.

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How much carbon can you save recycling the Early Upgrade way?

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