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Save 40% on doors and windows

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Save 40% on doors and windows

This Tuesday through Sunday

DOORS & WINDOWS ARE 40% OFF

March 10 – 15, take 40% off the marked prices on modern and vintage doors. This includes interior and exterior doors, antique wood panel doors, french doors, oversized doors, bifold doors, louvered doors, security doors, storm doors, screen doors, and doors in frames. Also, take 40% off the marked prices on windows and window sashes!

Please note: this flash sale does NOT include doors or windows with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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March Sale: 25% off lighting

During the month of March, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers! The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. We’ve got a large selection of sizes and styles, so come in to our nonprofit reuse warehouse any day between 9am and 7pm and take a look!

Please note: this sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

40% off Appliances!

Posted by on Mar 5, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

40% off Appliances!

Appliances are 40% off!

This Friday, March 6, through Sunday, March 8, take 40% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including dishwashers, ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, stove hoods, wall ovens, washing machines, and dryers. The sale includes both modern and vintage appliances.

If you’ll need time to rent a truck or hire help, remember that you may store bulky items for free for up to 5 days after purchase.  Also, we offer a 3-week return policy on most Forklift appliances.

Please note: this sale does NOT include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed online, or select specialty items. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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March Sale: 25% off lighting

During the month of March, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers! The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. We’ve got a large selection of sizes and styles, so come in to our nonprofit reuse warehouse any day between 9am and 7pm and take a look!

Please note: this sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Shop Online: architectural salvage and more shipped to you!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, online sales, Things for Sale | 0 comments

Shop Online: architectural salvage and more shipped to you!

We love seeing you at Community Forklift’s nonprofit reuse warehouse in Hyattsville, MD (open every day from 9 am to 7 pm)! You can also support our reuse mission by shopping online in our eBay, Marketplace, or Chairish stores. Browse hundreds of items and pick up purchases in store or have them delivered to your home. Check out some of our finds below!

Architectural Salvage

Upholstery Trim

Vintage Goods

And more!

Visit eBay, Marketplace, and Chairish to see these items plus appliances, hardware, electronics, tools, art, lighting, and more!

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Every donation and purchase helps us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Midweek Sale: 25% off Tile and Bathroom Fixtures

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Midweek Sale: 25% off Tile and Bathroom Fixtures

Wednesday, March 4 – Sunday, March 8

25% off Tile and Bathroom Fixtures

This Wednesday through Sunday, save on modern and vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, tubs, medicine cabinets, and tile! The sale includes clawfoot tubs; vessel and pedestal sinks; ceramic, porcelain, and terra cotta tile; and more!

Please note: this flash sale does not include shower doors and shower pans, faucets, lighting, plumbing parts or hardware, kitchen or living room items, other types of cabinetry, mirrors not attached to medicine cabinets, loose (unbundled) tile, opened boxes and bundles, carpet, wood, or other types of flooring. Sale does not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Can’t make it to the warehouse? Shop with us online!

Visit our online stores to shop a large selection of vintage tile and bathroom fixtures. From “Misty Lilac” to “Persian Brown,” we have vintage toilets, sinks, and tile in a lot of those hard to find vintage shades! However, please note that items listed online are not included in flash sales.

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March Sale: 25% off lighting

During the month of March, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers! The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. We’ve got a large selection of sizes and styles, so come in to our nonprofit reuse warehouse any day between 9am and 7pm and take a look!

Please note: this sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

March Sale: 25% off lighting

Posted by on Feb 29, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

March Sale: 25% off lighting

During the month of March, take 25% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers! The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps. We’ve got a large selection of sizes and styles, so come in to our nonprofit reuse warehouse any day between 9am and 7pm and take a look!

Please note: this sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Weekend sale: save 25% on kitchen cabinets

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Weekend sale: save 25% on kitchen cabinets

Kitchen cabinets are 25% off

February 29 & March 1

This Saturday and Sunday, February 29 & March 1, take 25% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors. We offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items – so if you buy a set during the sale, you’ll have time to rent a truck and round up friends to load your cabinets.

Please note: sale does not include bathroom cabinets, living room cabinets, work benches, tool stands, vintage hutches, select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

Opening Doors for a County of Neighbors

Posted by on Feb 27, 2020 in Blog, Community Giving Programs | 0 comments

Opening Doors for a County of Neighbors

“An open door leads people into their homes, their communities and opportunities. In Montgomery County we welcome people and build bridges among neighbors, and we open doors.” – MCAEL

In September of 2019, the Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL) gathered a group of organizations and community members to decorate doors for a project called “A County of Neighbors”. With support from Community Forklift’s Community Building Blocks Program, MCAEL distributed doors and paint to Montgomery County organizations that then decorated the doors to express how residents of all backgrounds are welcome in their community.

MCAEL’s project aims to build strong connections across communities and affirm the benefits of welcoming all residents. It was coordinated as part of Welcoming Week, an annual series of events started by Welcoming America. Thanks to MCAEL’s contribution to Welcoming Week, they were one of the 80,000+ people and 250+ communities that joined the movement. Check out this video profile of their project!

MCAEL is a community coalition of public, nonprofit, and business partners that helps adults gain the English literacy skills needed to reach their potential as parents, workers, and community members. They support more than 70 adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs, 1,500 instructors, and 20,000 adult learners.

Thanks, MCAEL, for involving us with this initiative and for incorporating reuse into your message and mission!

FINAL DAYS! Vote us Best Green Business!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2020 in Blog, Community Happenings | 0 comments

FINAL DAYS! Vote us Best Green Business!

Your favorite local salvage warehouse needs your help defending our Best Green Business title in Washington City Paper’s annual poll! To vote for us, visit the Washington City Paper website, select the “Goods & Services” category, then scroll down to “Best Green Business” and write us in. Tell your friends and ask them to vote too!

Voting ends THIS SUNDAY, March 1, at 11:59 p.m., so don’t delay!


Thank you for your support!

Visit www.washingtoncitypaper.com/bestofdc2020 and vote!


Besides bragging rights, why does this contest matter? We’ve been named Best Green Business every year since 2015 and winning earns us valuable free publicity! The more folks who discover us, shop here, and donate, the more money and resources stay embedded in the local economy, creating green jobs and supporting our community giving programs.

Save 40% on appliances!

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Save 40% on appliances!

Appliances are 40% off!

This Tuesday, February 25, through Sunday, March 1, take 40% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including dishwashers, ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, stove hoods, wall ovens, washing machines, and dryers. The sale includes both modern and vintage appliances.

If you’ll need time to rent a truck or hire help, remember that you may store bulky items for free for up to 5 days after purchase.  Also, we offer a 3-week return policy on most Forklift appliances.

Please note: this sale does NOT include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed online, or select specialty items. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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FINAL WEEK! 50% off doors

During the month of February, take 50% off the marked prices on doors. This includes interior and exterior doors, antique wood panel doors, french doors, oversized doors, bifold doors, louvered doors, security doors, storm doors, screen doors, and doors in frames.

Please note: this flash sale does NOT include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Every donation and purchase helps us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Weekend Sale: Lighting is 50% off!

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Weekend Sale: Lighting is 50% off!

Save 50% on Modern and Vintage Lighting

This Saturday, February 22, and Sunday, February 23, take 50% off the blue and orange price tags on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. The sale includes glass shades and globes, overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps.

Note: this sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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February Sale: 50% off doors

During the month of February, take 50% off the marked prices on doors. This includes interior and exterior doors, antique wood panel doors, french doors, oversized doors, bifold doors, louvered doors, security doors, storm doors, screen doors, and doors in frames.

Please note: this flash sale does NOT include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, or other specialty glass. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Every donation and purchase helps us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs.