Community Forklift

Lifting up communities through reuse


We’re kicking off our annual
Forklift First Friday series TONIGHT
May 3, 2019 | 6 – 8 pm

*Our warehouse is open ’til 8 pm during First Fridays only
Ron Hicks Project
Ron Hicks Project
Groove to the smooth tunes of Ron Hicks Project
While enjoying the live music and funky atmosphere, peruse our artists’ aisle.
3 Peas Handmade Soap

3 Peas Handmade Soaps will prove that 3 hearts (4 with mom) are better than 1 in this family passion project!
Delia Mychajluk artwork
Delia Mychajluk’s dreams come to life in 2D and 3D creations.
Delia Mychajluk artwork
Thistle & Thyme Studios demonstrates that every scrap of fabric is beautiful and begging to be reused.
Thistle & Thyme Studios
Reclaimed by You
Reclaimed by You will get hands-on at their make-and-take painting table.
Kids will have a blast dancing and exploring. Make sure to stop at Rachel Israel’s Signs, Wonders and Gifts table for FREE fabulous face painting!
Face painting
Urban Bumpkin
Urban Bumpkin’s identity crisis menu will give you plenty of unique snack and dinner options to choose from.
Town Center Market is back, bringing an exciting selection of craft beers and wine to the ‘Lift each month.
Town Center Market Pop-up Bar
Face painting
Need a Little Mystery
in Your Life?
For 2 hours only, we’ll be running a mystery sale here in the warehouse! Be on the lookout for our big announcement only a couple of hours before the event starts.

See you at this season’s first
Forklift First Friday!
Forklift Fans
Work with Us
Shop In-Store or Online
Left to right clockwise: Antique 3-in-1 high/potty chair (with pot!)(in-store), vintage complete brass screen door set (Marketplace), 1970’s Regal Poly-Urn 30 cup coffee percolator (in-store), three-tier dumbwaiter table by Mersman (in-store), vintage cast brass swan andirons (ebay), Russian Imperial Niello silver spoons c.1875, set of 6 (ebay)
*The cool stuff goes quickly – items pictured may no longer be available.
Community Forklift Marketplace ebay shop ebay shop
Calling all Crafters,
Upcyclers & Collectors
Join the “RISE Business Marketplace” at Community Forklift!
Community Forklift’s Reuse Incubator for Sustainable Environment (RISE) creates small business partnerships to attract, mentor and support small green and reuse businesses.
We currently have RENTAL SPACE available in our Reuse Center warehouse.
To inquire, please send an email to
Charles by Maude Svensson
Charles at Decorative DeZign Interiors, RISE member

Shout out to
Bethesda Contracting!
Forklift staff at Truck
Big shout out to Mike Thiede of Bethesda Contracting for promoting reuse to his clients, and for volunteering his time to lead several deconstruction projects for Community Forklift!
Visit our blog for the full story.

May Sale
25% OFF

This sale DOES include doors with stained glass, pebbled glass, and other specialty glass!!!
Doors 25% Off
More than 2,000 modern and vintage doors in stock—save on barn doors, antique wood panel, french, bifold, louvered, and storm and screen doors. Also included are oversized doors, iron security doors, and modern doors in frames.
*Sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online.
Visit our website for complete details.
We take donations of building materials, but did you know we also take…?
✓  Fine art: paintings, prints and drawings
✓  Antique & vintage jewelry & watches
✓  Area rugs and carpets
✓  Sterling silver serving & table settings
✓  Vintage furniture
Jewelry Box
Maryland taxpayers—your donation valued at more than $500 may be eligible for the Maryland Community Investment Tax Credits.
Upcoming Forklift Events
Bike to Work Day

Join Community Forklift and our partners at the 5th annual Port Towns Pit Stop! Stop by Veterans Park in Edmonston (on the Northeast Branch Trail at Decatur St. & Taylor Rd.) and celebrate bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Learn More
Future Forklift First Fridays
Forklift First Fridays
June 7, July 5, August 2,
and September 6
6 – 8 pm
Around Town
Takoma Park
House & Garden Tour
May 5, 2019 | 1 – 5 pm
Join Historic Takoma, Inc. for their annual self-guided house and garden tour. Learn More
Takoma Park House & Garden Tour
Green Housekeeping Workshop
Green Housekeeping Workshop
May 11, 2019 | 10:00 am – noon
Learn how to keep your household clean, green, and healthy! Presented by the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment and the City of College Park. Email Todd Larson to learn more.
Emerson Food Forest Tour
June 3, 2019 | Tour: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Weeding: 6:40 – 7:30 pm
Discover delicious native fruits and nuts you can plant in your yard or community. Tasting permitted! Learn More
Emerson Food Forest Tour
301-985-5180 |
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781
(5 minutes from DC, near Hyattsville)
Open 7 days a week, from 9am – 7pm


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