Press We’ve Received

For media inquiries, please contact Outreach Director Ruthie Mundell at Ruthie(at)CommunityForklift(dot)org or text her at 301-904-7579.

2019

Popular Science – How an old oven became a sink – August 24, 2019

Washingtonian Magazine – A Look Inside My Home:  These “Serial Renters” Outfitted Their Ivy City Apartment With Tons of Houseplants and a DIY Accent Wall – August 20, 2019

OldHouseOnline – A Directory of Architectural Salvage Stores in the U.S. – August 5, 2019

Route One Fun – Route 1 Weekend Guide: August 2nd-4th: Forklift First Friday – August 2, 2019

Smithsonian.com – How Women Are Leading the Charge to Recycle Whole Houses – July 24, 2019

Eternally Sunny – Woodworker Shares His Dazzling Effort To Create His Wildest Project Yet – July 8, 2019

Route One Fun – Route 1 Weekend Guide: July 5th-6th: Rock the ‘Lift – July 5, 2019

Prince George’s Sentinel – $100 million for new construction announced at Construction Industry Day – July 2, 2019

Katie Actually – From “Queen Consumer” to Zero Waste legend:  an interview with Regan McLaughlin – June 24, 2019

The Prince George’s PostPrince George’s Sierra Club Presents its 2019  Environmental Service Award to Nancy J. Meyer, CEO of Community Forklift – June 20, 2019

Washington Post – This is what happens when someone slaps veneer on a century-old wood door– June 17, 2019

Route One Fun – Route 1 Weekend Guide: June 7th – 9th: Jazz Night at the ‘Lift – June 7, 2019

Clutter Free Now – 8 Simple Steps to Mindfully Declutter Your Home      Before Moving – June 1, 2019

Route One Fun – Route 1 Corridor’s Weekend Guide: May 17th-19th:  Workshop on Making Natural Handcrafted Skincare Products – May 17, 2019

Prince George’s Sentinel – UMD students hold town hall to discuss the Green New Deal – May 11, 2019

Route One Fun – Route 1 Corridor Weekend Guide: May 3rd-5th: Forklift First Fridays are back – May 3, 2019

Altered Eco – Secondhand fashion in the DC area – May 3, 2019

Houzz – Two compact bathroom makeovers, for her and for him  – May 2, 2019

Howard Magazine – Ellicott City paint-it-yourself business offers ‘reclaimed’ local art projects – April 30, 2019

Washingtonian – Look Inside My Home: A Foodie’s 500-Square-Foot Scott Circle Studio  – April 16, 2019

Wall Street Journal – Old Wood Can Cost More Than New Lumber. People Want It Anyway – April 10, 2019

Route One Fun – Weekend Guide: April 5th – 7th: Forklift Garden Party – April 4, 2019

Hyattsville Life & Times – Community Forklift Garden Party celebrates renewal, reuse – March 28, 2019

Cangoods Vintage – Do you know where your local reuse store is? – March 23, 2019

An Imperfect Union – Can a cross be non-religious? – March 20, 2019

Public Interest Design DC blog – Community Forklift:  Deconstruction & Reuse – March 19, 2019

DCist – First Look: Red Bear Brewing Co. Creates An Inclusive Space For Beer In NoMa – March 8, 2019

Uptown Mainstreet – Uptown Main Street welcomes new board members – February 26, 2019

Artified Junk Rescue – How to salvage a broken sewing machine – February 21, 2019

Retail, Reformed podcast – Community Forklift – February 20, 2019

The Hyattsville Wire – Vote for the Route 1 Corridor in the Best of DC – February 19, 2019

Route One Fun – Weekend Route 1 Weekend Guide: February 15th-17th: Wood Flooring Workshop – February 14, 2019

Forest Hills Connection – Free bulk trash collection, Goodwill donation drop-off and electronics recycling –February 6, 2019

Bankrate – A Netflix sensation might be costing people thousands of dollars – January 30, 2019

Hill Rag – Community Forklift offers pet supplies to feds – January 29, 2019

Route One Fun – Resources for furloughed families in MD & DC – January 22, 2019

Laurel Manor House blog – Happy Birthday, Mr. Phelps! – January 11, 2019

2018

Jackman Works – Life-Size Nutcracker – December 31, 2018

Hyattsville Life & Times – Girl Scout troop hopes to spread kindness,      fill need with Blessing Box-  December 11, 2018

Prince George’s County Clean Water Partnership – The Drop Newsletter: Turning the Waste Stream into a Resource Stream – December 1, 2018

Green Neighbors DC – Small Electronics Recycling – November 23, 2018

The Steampunk Explorer – DC City Guide – November 22, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – How to Shop Small Business Saturday on Route 1 – November 20, 2018

Hyattsville Life & Times – Then & Now: Details, details – the devil is     always in the details – November 20, 2018

Livin’ in Limbo – Eastlake Style – November 19, 2018

The Crafty Lawyer – Nightmare on Pennsylvania Avenue – November 5, 2018

Ross Companies – 5 Best Places to Shop on Small Business Saturday –    November 9, 2018

Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance – Exhibits – November 5, 2018

Town of Chevy Chase – Trash and Treasures – October 28, 2018

UMD School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation – Lightscape    Garden:  Increasing Public Safety – October 25, 2018

American Theatre – Make Theatre, Not Waste – October 23, 2018

Capitol Hill Restoration Society – House Expo 2018 – October 22, 2018

Mount Rainier Green Team – Reuse & Recycling Guide – October 13, 2018

My Green Montgomery – How to recycle textiles – October 9, 2018

Petworth News – Fish in the Neighborhood is close to opening – October 8, 2018

DC Public Service Commission – Winter Ready DC – October 4, 2018

PrettyLittleRowhouse.com – Kitchen Reveal – October 5, 2018

Texiles.com – Pop-up Thrift Sale – September 30, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – Inside the New Urban Farm in Mount Rainier –    September 25, 2018

KabirCares.orgFall Cleanup Days – September 22, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – An Interview With Tanglewood’s ‘Dumpster Diva’ – August 25, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – Hyattsville’s Sangfroid Distilling to Open This Fall – August 15, 2018

Shortcake Bakery – Our bakery, a uniquely decorated dining experience – August 12, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – Meet Route 1’s First Little Free Food Pantry – July 24, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – Meet Route 1’s First Little Free Food Pantry – July 24, 2018

NBC4 Washington – ‘Be Blessed’: Maryland Girl Scout Troop Opens Little Free Pantry – July 22, 2018

WUSA9 – Local Girl Scout Troop pays it forward in the fight against food insecurity – July 15, 2018

Nonprofit Quarterly – Social Enterprise: What the U.S. & European Experience Can Teach Us – July 12, 2018

Kid Friendly DC – Welcome to the Fun House at the National Building Museum – July 3, 2018

Washington Post – 14 things to do in the DC area this week – July 2, 2018

DC Urban Turf – Before & After:  A gradual renovation in Rosedale – June 29, 2018

National Building Museum – Fun House Ward Days – June 13, 2018

Medium:  Environment – At Home with a Green Architect – June 13, 2018

Old Town Home – Window Sash Restoration Part 5 – June 1, 2018

The Washington Post Capital Weather Gang – D.C.-area forecast: Soggy Saturday – May 19, 2018

Terp Magazine – A ‘Second Chance’ Organization – May 18, 2018

HeatingHelp.com – Where to Find Used Radiators – May 17, 2018

DoMore24.org – Central Kenilworth Avenue Revitalization CDC’s MLK Day of Service – May 15, 2018

Home Builder Digest – The Best Kitchen Remodeling Contractors in Washington DC – May 3, 2018

Houzz – Kitchen Makeover: Same Layout With a Whole New Look – May 3, 2018

The Hyattsville Wire – Why Edmonston is an Environmentalist Haven – April 17, 2018

Sugarloaf Citizens Association – Transitioning from Waste Incineration Towards Zero Waste in Montgomery County, Maryland – April 15, 2018

City Paper’s Best of DC – Best Green Business – April 12, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Journal – Money doesn’t grow on trees, so small town found ways to turn its streets green – April 9, 2018

The Reclaim Shoppe – Reclaim Salvage Network, April 5, 2018

Hyattsville Life & Times – Miss Floribunda: The primrose – an international treasure – March 28, 201

Washingtonian – Where to Get Rid of Just About Anything – March 15, 2018

On Tap Magazine – 9th Annual Garden Party and Spring Fundraiser – March 8, 2018

Hyattsville.org – Cleanup, E-Recycling, and Paint Recycling Days – March 7, 2018

On Tap Magazine – Ready to Go Retro:  DC’s Best Vintage Retail – March 3, 2018

Climate Steps – Your Home – February 25, 2018

Apartment Therapy – House Tour:  An Artistic Couple’s Multipurpose D.C. Loft – February 15, 2018

Capitol Hill Art League – Upcoming Events:  Commmunity Forklift Garden Party Pop-Up – February 13, 2018

2017

Washington Post – How to repair a damaged finial on a newel post –   November 20, 2017

Petworth News – Reflections on a Petworth full house renovation –       September 24, 2017

Hyattsville Life & Times – Duende District, a bookstore for and by people of color, pops up in West Hyattsville – September 20, 2017

Preservation Maryland’s PreserveCast – Episode 36: Community Forklift and the Ethics of Reuse – September 11, 2017

MPT News – Community Forklift – September 7, 2017

Voice of America – Washington-area Nonprofit Reclaims Floors, Doors, Gives Back to Community – September 4, 2017

eBay Radio Hour – Interview with Mariam D’Eustachio – August 29, 2017

Washington Post – How to get a tax write-off from your home remodel – August 29, 2017

Washington Post – Meet the barrier-breaking woman behind a massive house of salvaged treasures – August 23, 2017

Washington Post – How to replace a wooden front door with one that has glass panels – August 7, 2017

Hyattsville Life & Times – Community Forklift wins small business award from eBay, thanks to its mission and its fans – August 1, 2017

The eBay Community – Meet our 2017 SHINE Awards Finalists: the     Charitable Business Category – June 29, 2017

eBay Newsroom – eBay SHINE Award Winner, Charitable Business: Nancy Meyer of Community Forklift – July 25, 2017

Messy Maker Co – Urban Picking – July 10, 2017

WUSA 9 – Things to do in the DMV this weekend: July 7-9 – July 7, 2017

Route One Fun – Community Forklift’s First Fridays – July 6, 2017

The Brookland Bridge – Community Forklift First Friday – Empanadas, Beer/Wine, Music, and Home Improvement – July 3, 2017

Hyattsville Life & Times – 38th Annual Historic House Tour highlights city’s hidden gems – May 18, 2017

Washington Post – To make sure a wooden column is sturdy, take a peek inside – May 8, 2017

Washington Post – Small space living with designer Jessica Centella – April 20, 2017

Green DC Living – Community Forklift: From Trash to Treasure – April 10, 2017

Washington Post – Working is what women do. And everyone benefits from our labor. – March 9, 2017

PRWeb – Couple Receives 34k Tax Deduction for Kitchen Remodel Bethesda, MD – March 8, 2018

Green America – Hate Has No Business Here – Spring 2017

Capitol Hill Art League – Spring Theme: Community Forklift Art Sale-Garden Party – February 9, 2017

Simply Turquoise – My Trash Story – February 8, 2017

Preservation Maryland – Community Forklift Seeks Preservation Workshop Presenters – February 2, 2017

Hyattsville Life & Times – Handmade for each other: Tanglewood Works and the Arts District – January 24, 2017

Hyattsville Patch – Tanglewood Works is Making Hyattsville its Permanent Home – January 5, 2017

Washington Post – When walls in old home come down, new renovation problems emerge – January 4, 2017

2016

The Washington Post – Here’s where to donate all the things you want to give away in the DC area – December 23, 2016

Greenbelt Online – Where Greenbelters Donate their Used Stuff – December 11, 2016

Ideas Public Charter School – ACAD Students Reclaim Discarded Supplies at Community Forklift to Build Toolshed – December 6, 2016

Hyattsville Life & Times – Hyattsville’s Small Business Saturday shopping guide – November 24, 2016

Corcoran School of the Arts & Design – Fine Art Professor’s Work Will Help Raise Funds for Local Reuse Nonprofit – November 23, 2016

Capitol Hill Restoration Society – Replacement front doors for Capitol Hill houses – November 13, 2016

Omega Chi Epsilon – Community service is an integral part of OXE! – November 9, 2016

House Hunters – D.C. Attorney Seeks Home for Herself and Her Cat in Prince George’s County – October 3, 2016

The Washington Post – Deconstruction can be a tax-savvy alternative to demolition – August 25, 2016

Wentworth Institute of Technology – Alternative Spring Break 2016 – August 22, 2016

Washingtonian Magazine – 13 Places to Shop for Vintage Furniture in Washington – August 9, 2016

DC Department of General Services – School Field Trip Resources: Recycling & Composting  – July 27, 2018

Institute for Local Self- Reliance – Community Forklift: A Blueprint for Reuse Success – July 6, 2018

Hyattsville Today – Two new Little Free Libraries help residents remember a watchmaker, furry friend – June 23, 2016

GreenSpace – Homeowner Resources:  Green your house or apartment – June 18, 2016

Hyattsville Life & Times – Secondhand News: Hyattsville Loves the Classic Black-and-White Bathroom – June 18, 2016

Leaders in Energy – Entrepreneurial Solutions for Sustainable Facilities in the Circular Economy – June 11, 2016

Neighborhood Design Center – Design Collaboration: EcoMurals at Eleanor Roosevelt High School – June 10, 2016

Maryland Milestones – Places to Visit – June 2, 2016

Petworth Community Market – Supporters – April 13, 2016

B’More Art – PLAKOOKEE: Rachel Debuque and Justin Plakas – April 11, 2016

The Kojo NNamdi Show Blog – Local Teens Design The Change They Wish To See In D.C. – April 7, 2016

Cottage City Community Garden – 7th Annual Garden Party & Sale at Community Forklift’s Reuse Warehouse – March 21, 2016

Tiger’s Den Décor – Community Forklift – February 24, 2016

RachelDebuque.com – PLAKOOKEE at Community Forklift – February 15, 2016

Hyattsville Life & Times – Secondhand News: Home is where the art is at Forty Third Place – February 13, 2016

DCist – The Best Thrift And Consignment Stores In The D.C. Area – February 12, 2016

Washington Post Magazine – Second Glance – January 10, 2016

2015

Green Is Good Radio with John Shegerian – Reuse and Closing the Loop with Community Forklift’s Aderyn Bright – August 28, 2015

Prince George’s Gazette by Kirsten Petersen – Garden Party Sows Seeds for Reuse in Edmonston – March 31, 2015

Tricia Sawyer, 45, of Mount Rainier said she started off her birthday March 28 with a party and left with a rake, a tiller and a trowel — presents she bought for her garden. The event was not Sawyer’s own party, but rather Community Forklift’s Garden Party, an annual “rebirth” for the Edmonston nonprofit, which aims to turn discarded furnishings into home improvement resources for local communities…

(Partner Blog) Brainfood Blog – Signs of Spring from the Brainfood Youth Garden by Carina Gervacio – March 27, 2015

The Catholic University of America – With Removal of Trailers, Architecture Course Reconsiders Waste – March 26, 2015

(Partner Blog) Campbell & Ferrara – Join us today from 10AM-4PM to donate used garden supplies, landscaping equipment and patio furniture to Community Forklift. All donations are tax-deductible – March 14, 2015

(Gardening Blog) Capitol Hill Garden Club by Joseph Purdy – Community Forklift Accepting Donations of Garden Items – March 9, 2015

(Gardening Blog) Kikiverde Handmade by Kristen Carrasco – Weekend Update – March 9, 2015

(Partner Blog) Revolutionary Gardens by David Marciniak – What the Heck is a Community Forklift? Oh, It’s Awesome! – March 6, 2015

(Gardening Blog) PegPlant – Growing veggies, herbs, and fruits in Northern Virginia by Peggy Riccio – Donate Used Garden Tools to Support Washington DC Metro Communities – March 6, 2015

(Partner Blog) Help Community Forklift Get Garden Tools, Too! by Alison Gillespie – Where You Are Planted – Making Space for Wildlife in the City – March 5, 2015

(Partner Blog) Community Forklift Garden Party – Beltsville Garden Club – March 2015

Don’t Dump. Donate! – American Society of Interior Designers | WASHINGTON METRO – February 2014

National Green Pages – Green America – 2015

The Community Forklift warehouse has diverted $12 million worth of salvaged building materials from landfills and created 45 good green jobs. – Green America

2014

(Blog) Community Forklift Offers A Family Friendly Alternative On Black Friday by Shani – November 24, 2014

2014 HL&T Holiday Activity Guide (updated 12/12) – Hyattsville Life & Times – November 22, 2014

A straw bale home in Maryland with orphaned doors and windows … – naturalhomes.org – November 8, 2014

(Blog) How to spend $40 in Hyattsville by Holley Simmons – Washington Post Going Out Guide – October 23, 2014

Since it opened in 2005, Community Forklift has diverted tons of waste from local landfills.— by Holley Simmons, October 23, 2014, Washington Post Going Out Guide

(Blog) Community Forklift by Blake & Jonaki Sloan – fortythirdplace – October 9, 2014

Need Interior Inspiration? Check Out This Mt. Pleasant Home – CURBED – September 30, 2014

How to replace a broken door latch by Jeanne Huber – Washington Post – September 24, 2014

(Blog) Reclaimed Wood Wall Décor by Melissa Riker – The Happier Homemaker – September 23, 2014

Houzz Tour: An Eclectic Ranch Revival in Washington, D.C. by Annie Thornton – houzz – September 14, 2014

Raze, reuse: How a former congressman will build a big green house in Palisades by Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal – September 10, 2014

(Blog) Megan and Kevin’s Old Fashioned Red Barn by Katie Briscoe – DIY * DEL * RAY – September 10, 2014

(Blog) Dog Parents Baby Parents by Lori – juxtaexposed.com – September 4, 2014

Holley & Audrey’s All the Pretty Colors House Tour by Nicole Crowder – Apartment Therapy – September 2, 2014

DIY fixes that can improve your block for practically pennies by Rachel Kaufman – Elevation DC – August 26, 2014

Science, Technology and Society Service Day Site – UMD Scholars – August 21, 2014

Riverdale Park artist, nonprofit open “upcycle” business by Alice Popovici – Gazette.net – August 14, 2014

Edmonston’s Community Forklift hosts summer block party by Iman Smith – Gazette.net – July 11, 2014

(Blog) Summer of Life Block Party is this Saturday – July 11, 2014

(Blog) Community Forklift Invites YOU To A Community Block Party & Health Expo! – July 10, 2014

Give your backyard a lift with repurposed goods by Lauren Flynn Kelly – Hyattsville Life & Times – July 9, 2014

(Blog) Sustainably Furnishing a Home (On a Budget!) by Susanna – July 8, 2014

(Blog) Kitchen Sinks No 24 – July 2, 2014

(Blog) You’re So Vain – July 1, 2014

(Blog) SHOPPING LOCAL: A CASE FOR SHELVES FROM HERE (PART II) by Linda – June 30, 2014

(Blog) Materials: Deconstruct, reuse and recycle – June 6, 2014

(Blog) Mailing #MyAmericanArt Postcards – June 2, 2014

Community Forklift is no ordinary home improvement center… – by Albert Hallivis – ReMax – May 29, 2014

(Blog) Gallery is Now Open! by Cass Johnson – May 23, 2014

(Blog) Local spotlight: Edmonston, Md. has growing Latino population, history of diversity by Karina Shedrofsky – May 10, 2014

(Blog) An English Major Finds his Niche by Catherine Plume – May 7, 2014

(Blog) Little Free Library Coming to Bruce-Monroe Park – May 7, 2014

Better Block will happen Rain or Shine! by neenajoe – Art Lives Here – April 25, 2014

2014 Takoma Park Earth Day Festival Will Celebrate Community Green Solutions – The Washington Sun – April 24, 2014

Better Block Night returns to promote Mount Rainier culture by Kirsty Groff – Gazette.net – April 23, 2014

Teens Build Little Free Libraries for Community Gardens – National Building Museum Press Release – April 21, 2014

Artists, Authors, Music, Food & Wine in Town Center, May 4 by Fenwick Bridges – Riverdale Park Arts Council – April 15, 2014

(Blog) Kitchen Renovation: The Need for Speed by cgyemfi – April 9, 2014

(Blog) Small businesses recognized for contributions to healthy homes by Gary Wollenhaupt – April 7, 2014

(Blog) 10 things we’ve been loving lately – April 7, 2014

(Blog) Barn Door Hardware – March 29, 2014

(Blog) Garden Party with Lemonade Lunch & Costume Contest – March 28, 2014

(Blog) The Weekend Round-Up: March 29-30 – March 28, 2014

How to: Clean a stain around a bathroom room sink drain, or find solid wood exterior doors by Jeanne Huber – The Washington Post – March 26, 2014

(Blog) Ecohouse recognized as a green home innovator by Taylor Rogers – March 24, 2014

People & Planet Award Winners: Green and Healthy Homes – Green America – March 19, 2014

Green Broom Brigade wins online contest – Lompoc Record – March 16, 2014

Serving as his own general contractor, an Arlington man transforms his home by Scott Sowers – The Washington Post – March 13, 2014

(Blog) Join us in Takoma Park for Earth Day 2014 on April 27th! – March 10, 2014

(Blog) Green Building – March 9, 2014

O’Malley Hears From Businesses Supporting Minimum Wage Hike – The Talbot Spy – March 7, 2014

April Showers Bring May Flowers and so will Bethany Karn by Tiffanni Reidy – DomiCile Magazine – March 6, 2014

(Blog) Replacing Moulding for our Petworth Row House – March 6, 2014

(Blog) Life Lately: Wintery and Local Travels – March 6, 2014

(Blog) Creative Life in the gateway Arts District – February 27, 2014

A new life for an old Langdon Park warehouse by Amy Rogers – Elevation DC Media – February 24, 2014

(Blog) Community Forklift Annual Garden Party And Spring Sale Coming Saturday by Shani – February 24, 2014

Life Cycle Assessment Methods for Building Materials Recovery and Reuse – Catholic University – February 22, 2014

More ways to sell, donate, dump or recycle household items by Jura Koncius and Margaret Ely – The Washington Post – February 12, 2014

(Blog) The Recycled Kitchen by Jackie Sink – February 10, 2014

(Blog) Refunc Design Workshop – February 7, 2014

(Blog) West Elm: DIY or Buy? by Katie – February 3, 2014

(Blog) DIY Coat Hook – February 2, 2014

(Blog) Dannielle’s Kickoff Event Speech by Garth Moore – February 1, 2014

Buying the Farmhouse by Buzz McClain – The Baltimore Sun – January 30, 2014

(Blog) Your Next Home Improvement Project—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by Gayle Fleming – January 26, 2014

(Blog) Thrifty Thursdays: From Old and Cheap to New and Chic – January 23, 2014

(Blog) Petworth Citizen by Kim – January 21, 2014

(Blog) Community Forklift: The DC DIY-er’s Best-Kept Secret by Alia J Khan – January 8, 2014

2013

Homeowners turning to salvage renovation by Deborah K. Dietsch – Washington Post – June 6, 2013

From the salvaged windows and other recycled elements, [Rachel Liu] and her husband built a one-room pavilion in a corner of their backyard. — by Deborah K. Dietsch, June 6, 2013, Washington Post

Community Forklift celebrating half-birthday by Timothy Sandoval – Gazette.net – June 6, 2013

My Style: Non-Profit Pro Cassidy Karakorn Shows Off Her Chic Digs by Holly E. Thomas – Refinery29 – May 28, 2013

Photos of Spring Soiree on Page 12 by Deirdre McQuade – Hyattsville Life & Times – April 2013

In time for spring, the recycled garden by Adrian Higgins – Washington Post – March 20, 2013

Community Forklift to host Spring Soiree by Timothy Sandoval – Gazette.net – February 21, 2013

“Community Forklift sells its goods at very low cost out of a huge warehouse, and also distributes free materials to civic groups and families in need.”

Wanted: Your Unwanted Gardening Tools by Jane Solomon – Forest Hills Connection – February 11, 2013

2012

Community Forklift – A Great, Green Resource For Brookland Area Homeowners And Fixer-Uppers by Shani – The Brookland Bridge – December 30, 2012

Store Spotlight: Community Forklift by Ccbooks – Wit’s End Puppets – December 14, 2012

Burning Thanksgiving calories by building a new garden bed by Steve – Our Old Rowhouse – November 26, 2012

Rachel Kerwin – Washington, DC Artist by RP Thread – R.P. Thread – November 13, 2012

Secondhand Shopping by Christopher Lancette – Maryland Life – October 27, 2012

Adventures at Community Forklift by Emily Penn – Ask for Roses Blog – October 22, 2012

I spied this little beauty [of a chair] on top of a high platform… once she was in my arms I knew I would take her. I asked the price… Yep. $10. — Emily Penn – Ask for Roses Blog – October 22, 2012

Service Day 2012: A First for Many by Graham Bennie – UMD College Park Scholars – September 27, 2012

Life Cycle Assessment Methods for Building Materials’ Recovery and Reuse by Bradley Guy & Benjamin Holsinger – Catholic University of America – September 25, 2012

10 Great Things About Edmonston by Edmonston MD – Edmonston MD Website – September 15, 2012

UM students ‘build community among community’ for annual Service Day by Daniel J. Gross – Gazette.net – August 28, 2012

What’s New at F2F by Micheal – Foreclosure 2 Fabulous – August 13, 2012

sneak peek: victoria reppert by Amy Azzarito – Design Sponge – August 6, 2012

July Green-Biz Interview: Brian Higgins of Green Home, LLC by Andrew – Green America Blog – July 3, 2012

My Renovation Saga: Community Forklift by Mary McCutcheon – Where We Live – Washington Post – May 28, 2012

Riverdale Park ArtsFest 2012 Lands Sunday by the Riverdale Park Arts Council – Riverdale Park-University Park Patch – May 4, 2012

F2F Nip and Tuck by Micheal – Foreclosure 2 Fabulous – May 3, 2012

Planter Cabinets by fourC3/on5 – fourC3/on5 Blog – April 8, 2012

My Demolition Saga: Wrecking and recycling by Mary McCutcheon – Where We Live – Washington Post – April 2, 2012

Almost Ready! by Wangari Gardens – Wangari Gardens Blog – March 14, 2012

Business Spotlight: Community Forklift by Eric Vermeiren – Clean Currents Monthly Newsletter – February 29, 2012

How To Create A Reclaimed Wood Wall by Leah Moss – Apartment Therapy – February 23, 2012

Use Your Investments: Generating Impact and Returns in Washington D.C. by Arabella Advisors – Arabella Advisors – February 17, 2012

Community Forklifting by Jimmy – The Book of Jimmy Blog – February 15, 2012

Scrap Art by fourC3/on5 – fourC3/on5 Blog – February 14, 2012

Community Forklift honored with 2011 Image Award Press Release – February 4, 2012

A visit to the Community Forklift, a good source for vintage appliances, cabinets, doors, and more by Uncle Atom – Uncle Atom Blog – January 29, 2012

Hunting for treasures at the Community Forklift in Edmonston, MD by Andrea Bedard – Activerain Blog – January 27, 2012

2011

Found objects make up Takoma Park artist’s timepieces by Jacqueline Trescott – The Washington Post – November 4, 2011

Female arm wrestlers lend store a hand: Community Forklift expansion efforts aided by grapplers by Daniel J. Gross – The Gazette – November 3, 2011

The Scene: Community Forklift’s call to arms Photo Gallery – The Washington Post – October 28, 2011

Trash Summit sets goal for Potomac to be trash free by 2013 by Karen Rust – The Prince George’s Sentinel – October 27, 2011

Woodlin Elementary of Silver Spring earns big thanks for community service projects by Linda Sobel Katz – Gazette.net – October 26, 2011

Pictures: What’s in Store in College Park/Hyattsville by Sloane Brown – The Baltimore Sun – October 24, 2011

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ on Saturday with Woodlin PTA by Linda Sobel Katz – Gazette.net – October 18, 2011

Lady arm-wrestlers clash for charity cash by Meredith Somers – The Washington Times – October 16, 2011

Destinations in the Washington area’s ‘cosmopolitan canopy’ Readers Poll – The Washington Post – October 7, 2011

It’s still easy being green by Bill Braun – The Rock Creek Voice – October 4, 2011

How To: Cutting lumber from logs by Jeanne Huber – The Washington Post – September 28, 2011

How To: Replacing a 1950s steel radiator cover by Jeanne Huber – The Washington Post – September 14, 2011

Superior Salvage: Using Vintage Materials in Your Home by Rachel Kaufman – expressnightout.com – August 26, 2011

Cover story: Reclaim and recycle while renovating by Lisa Rauschart – The Washington Times – March 10, 2011

Five myths about the suburbs The Washington Post – February 11, 2011

2010

Where to donate items after cleaning out your garage The Washington Post – October 14, 2010

Garage makeover by Jura Koncius – The Washington Post – October 14, 2010

Community Forklift by stevekelton – Steve and Emily’s DC Renovation Blog – October 4, 2010

Dear PoP – Community Forklift Rocks by Prince Of Petworth – Prince Of Petworth Blog – September 28, 2010

Growing to love bath time by Elizabeth McGowan – Waste & Recycling News – September 13, 2010

A Letter from our Recycling Pal Cathy by Cathy – DC Recycler Blog – September 6, 2010

Sleeping Porches: Rest in Peace by Erin McKay – HobbyFarms.com Blog – July 2010

Designs too good to waste: Looking at Cooper-Hewitt’s ‘Why Design Now?’ and more by Blake Gopnik – The Washington Post – June 13, 2010

The 3-minute interview: Nancy J. Meyer by Kytja Weir – Washington Examiner – May 23, 2010

Washington DC’s City Secrets: Community Forklift by Bill Lewis – DC Home Improvement Examiner – March 31, 2010

Dirty Little Secrets by Janene Scelza – The Blah Blah Blahg – March 22, 2010

Saving Money with Salvaged Building Materials by Amanda Abrams – HouseLogic – March 8, 2010

Renovate, reuse, recycle: Discount prices drum up profits, aid environment by Mary Umberger – Inman News – February 3, 2010

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2009

Little “green” town holds green gift fair by Tim Wheeler – The Baltimore Sun – December 18, 2009

Materials Intended for Trash Sold in MD News Channel 8 – December 2, 2009

Community Forklift cashes in on unused building materials by Jennifer Nycz-Conner – Washington Business Journal – November 27, 2009

U-Md. students urge College Park to create tax credit for ‘green’ firms by David Hill – The Gazette – November 26, 2009

New Life for Old Building Materials: Organizations say demand is up and supply down for products that can be reused and recycled by Teresa Burney – Builder Magazine Online – November 24, 2009

Entrepreneurs taking a greener tack: County may now offer tax breaks for such businesses by Lindsey Robbins – Gazette.net – June 4, 2009

Green businesses put on the spotlight in Edmonston by Nancy Royden – The Sentinel Newspapers – June 3, 2009

Secondhand Inspiration: Add Personality with Vintage Furnishings by Beth Luberecki – expressnightout.com – May 29, 2009

Recycling in Alexandria and Arlington WashingtonPost.com – April 9, 2009

Solid ‘Green’ Credentials Greenwood fifth-graders create cabinet-door collages by Melissa J. Brachfeld – Gazette.net – April 8, 2009

D.C.’s Live Green moves next door by Vandana Sinha – Washington Business Journal – March 6, 2009

Residents, lawmakers envision a ‘greener’ Prince George’s by Liz Skalski – Gazette.net – February 5, 2009

2008

Deconstructing an Old Home Can Give You Building Blocks for a New One by Katherine Salant – WashingtonPost.com – December 13, 2008
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Community Forklift is where it’s at Anacostia Now Blog – November 24, 2008

Community learns of environmentally friendly home upgrades by Letita Aaro – Gazette.net – October 2, 2008

YouTube video: Green Jobs Now Day of Action Prince George’s County, MD Speech by Lisa Lincoln – Event sponsored by Progressive Cheverly, Jwanzaa Youth Partnership, MD Senator David Harrington, Greenmodeling, Community Forklift, Mayor Adam Ortiz of Edmonston, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network – September 27, 2008

Tight Quarters: Economy, environmental concerns have many homeowners choosing to stay in smaller homes by Laurie White – Gazette.net – September 10, 2008

Your Junk Is My Treasure by Judith Capen – Capital Community News – September 2008

Financial relief in place for charities: Community Forklift, Port Towns regatta projects funded by Alex Ruoff – Gazette.net – July 10, 2008

Sculpting a green world – Artists’ globes part of Botanic Garden exhibit by Ann Geracimos – The Washington Times – June 11, 2008

Nonprofit Profile: Community Forklift – Lifting Up Communities by Heather Schoell – Hill Rag – June 2008

Realtor Profile – James T. Lisowski by Heather Schoell – Hill Rag – June 2008
In with the Old by Margaret Tearman – Bay Weekly – April 3-9, 2008

Recycling Furniture and Building Supplies Benefits Environment and Budgets Page 13 – Non-Profit Agenda – March/April 2008

Guest Blog: Reuse it or lose it by Jim Schulman – Flow of the River – April 3, 2008

AT DC: Community Forklift – Salvage and Donations by Caroline – Apartment Therapy – April 1, 2008

Year-Round Santas: Customers’ Trash is Hauler’s Treasure by Elizabeth McGowan – HillRag – March 2008

Clearing out for a Cause: Too Many Old Computers, Cribs, Bikes and Books? Plenty of Folks Could Use Them by Annie Groer – The Washington Post – January 3, 2008

2007

Savings in store with reused materials by Allan Lengel – Chicago Tribune – October 4, 2007

Greenest of the Green: Energy-Efficiency Guides Mount Pleasant Remodelers by Elizabeth McGowan – DC North – September 2007

Mixed Green…Sustainable business has local roots by Ann Christy Dybvik – The Dunn County News – September 2, 2007

Score Used Floors or Doors by Allan Lengel – express – August 31-Sept 3, 2007

Once More, With Savings: Homeowners increasingly are selecting used building materials to make projects look better, cost less and save resources by Allan Lengel – The Washington Post – August 4, 2007

Heart of The Community The Examiner – June 25, 2007

Green Houses: Here are tips for how to make your home more ecofriendly—and save money by Michael Tardif – Washingtonian – May 2007

Don’t Demolish and Dispose; Deconstruct and Donate: Save Money on Your Home Renovation As You Help the Environment by Alan Dessoff – Architecture DC Spring 2007

Tip of the Month Audubon Naturalist Society Newsletter – January 2007

2006

A Roof That’ll Grow on You: Why My Husband and I Decided to Go Green When We Added a Front Porch by Nancy Strinste (Frequent Community Forklift customer!) – The Washington Post – November 19, 2006

Buying on the Cheap: Inexpensive tricks can turn boring space into lively place by Christian Toto – The Washington Times – November 1, 2006

When a Yard Sale Won’t Work, Call a Pro by John Kelly – The Washington Post – October 23, 2006

Online Discussion Online Reviews by Customers – SustainLane.com October to the present

Architect’s Business Promotes Use of Reclaimed Building Materials by Tracy Ostroff – AIArchitect – September 22, 2006

Where Should I Spend My Remodeling Dollars? Ask the Editor – Kitchens.com – September 2006

Varied Treasures: The Old, the Odd and Other Stuff Worth Saving by Jonathan M. Block – The Washington Post – July 13, 2006

Green ventures: Area Jews build businesses with earth in mind by Paula Amann – Washington Jewish Week – June 28, 2006

Salvaging One Man’s Junk: Green- (and budget-) friendly house supplies make ‘reuse’ easy by Ann Geracimos – The Washington Times – June 14, 2006

Community Forklift plans to recruit volunteers by Jeffrey K. Lyles – The Gazette (Hyattsville/Port Towns) – March 30, 2006

Forklift project promotes home improvement: Low-income resident can have access to affordable materials by Jeffrey K. Lyles – Gazette Community News – January 19, 2006

Firm turns trash into treasure: Old materials aid D.C. community by Mike Rupert – The Examiner – January 6, 2006

New Salvage Store Offers Bargains on Building Materials by Steve Clements – Hyattsville Life & Times – January 2006

2005

Keeping national assets out of the landfill by Jim Schulman – CitNet News – Summer 2005

2003

Architect has plans for contractors’ surplus materials by Sean Madigan – Washington Business Journal – June 13, 2003

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