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Mon-Fri: 10-6p
Wednesday: 10-7p

If you are dropping off a donation or picking up big, bulky items, you must arrive at least 30 minutes before closing.



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Community Forklift accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card, debit cards, checks and good old-fashioned cash!

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Did you know that Community Forklift has successfully completed Co-op America's screening process for socially and environmentally responsible green businesses? We are now in their National Green Pages™ directory!

Community Forklift is no ordinary home improvement center...

We’re lifting up communities with low-cost building materials! At our very large warehouse, you can donate new and used building materials to receive a tax deduction, or you can purchase materials at prices that are 25% - 75% below retail.

Located in greater Hyattsville, Maryland, we serve the Washington DC metro area. We are a project of Sustainable Community Initiatives, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

Now accepting your tax-deductible donations securely online through Paypal! Click here for details, or to make a contribution!

Visit: 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781
Directions: 5 minutes from Washington, DC in Prince George's County

Green Friday & Small Business Saturday

Do you know about our Monthly Sales?

Each month, our Reuse Associates put a bunch of departments on sale, often from 20% - 50% off! Check out the Forklift blog to see all the deals each month. 

December 2014 Sales include:

  • 50% off Interior Doors with Orange Tags including panel doors, bifold doors, and more!
  • 50% off Windows, Sashes, & Blinds with Orange Tags
  • Furniture sale! Take 50% off furniture with orange tags and 30% off vintage furniture with blue tags
  • Lighting sale! Take 50% off light fixtures, lamps, shades, & bulbs with orange tags and 30% off lights with blue tags
Visit our blog for all the details!

Announcing Mid-Week & Weekend Flash Sales!

Flash Sale!Many of our Forklift Fans are serious thrifters.  You know all the best spots for bargains, you can sing every word to Macklemore's song (, and - most importantly - you know which thrift stores hold sales on which days of the week.  Well, you can add this to your list:  Community Forklift now has Midweek & Weekend Flash Sales!

When the weather gets hot outside, you might need extra incentive to visit our warm warehouse. So here ya go:

  • Every Wednesday & Thursday throughout the summer,
    we'll have extra-deep discounts for you!
  • We’ll often have weekend sales too!

Visit our blog
or call us to get the details each week.

Community Forklift Building Fund

Help us secure a permanent and sustainable home in our current location by donating today to our building fund!

We are currently in negotiation with our landlord and plan to purchase our current facility and make much needed improvements and repairs.

We look forward to serving and supporting our local community for many years to come!

Help us today by making a contribution!

Thanks to Podio we keep work simple.

Store Phone: 301-985-5180 *** Donations Phone: 301-832-0781 *** Fax: 301-985-5182
Email: To inquire about donating materials, please fill out the form on our donations page.
To send us pictures of materials you would like to donate, use: Donations(at)CommunityForklift(dot)org
For media inquiries, please use: Ruthie(at)CommunityForklift(dot)org
For everything else use: Info(at)CommunityForklift(dot)org
Visit: 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781  
Directions: 5 minutes from DC in Prince George's County
Hours: Sat & Sun: 9-6p, Mon-Fri: 10-6p, Wednesday: 10-7p
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