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Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO
May 18, · 5 months
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15 Year Legacy in The New York Times . . .
POSTED ON May 18, 2021 BY Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO
The New York Times & Renovation Angel Posted by Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO Tuesday, May 18, 2021   When The New York Times calls, we answer! It is not an understatement to say that no one single media outlet has more impact on the growth and national expansion of Renovation Angel than The New York Times. Since 2007, when NYT discovered our first store in Connecticut, The New York Times has featured Renovation Angel (and Green Demolitions, our original name) five times over the last fifteen years. In [...]
Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO
Apr 27, · 5 months
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Going Viral in Earth Month       
POSTED ON Apr 27, 2021 BY Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO
As we wrap up Earth Month, I want to “shout out” my appreciation for all the positive media and industry attention Renovation Angel received.Media April kicked off with an article entitled “How the Pandemic Has Us Rethinking Wellness and Sustainability at Home” from Jamie Derringer’s Design Milk. The article featured the amazing Manhattan kitchen which won the 2021 NKBA/RA Luxury Kitchen Recycling Award for “Best-Ultra Luxury Kitchen.” We were delighted to see Designers Today magazine focusing on the recycling and repurposing side of Renovation Angel’s mission. “An [...]
Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO
Apr 27, · 5 months
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100,000 Recycled Kitchens . . .
POSTED ON Apr 27, 2021 BY Steve Feldman, Founder & CEO
Friends,I set a very ambitious goal for Renovation Angel: to recycle the 100,000 luxury kitchens being dumped into landfills every year.This all started when I witnessed the demolition of the Queen of Iran’s Rockefeller mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut in 2001. The idea was to earn money for charity by recycling kitchens out of demolished mansions.Twenty years later, Renovation Angel has created a “Circular Economy” for the luxury design/build industry – reducing landfill waste, creating new recycling jobs, and repurposing kitchens and interiors.  Our benchmarks to date include: over [...]
Cristina Fard
Aug 20, · 1 year
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Industry Spotlight: Kimball Derrick, CKD
POSTED ON Aug 20, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
"The kitchen is truly the heart and soul of every home," said designer and longtime Renovation Angel and advocate Kimball Derrick. "It's the one place where the story of our lives is constantly unfolding." That's the type of insight and passion Kimball Derrick brings to any project. It's also the reason why we at Renovation Angel are so honored to present him as this month's Industry Spotlight! The Custom Craftsman Born in Cincinnati and raised in Blanchester, Ohio, Kimball Derrick is the epitome of the home grown success story. "I [...]
Cristina Fard
Aug 11, · 1 year
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Celebrity Chef Rachelle Boucher Joins the Renovation Angel Family
POSTED ON Aug 11, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
Executive Chef Rachelle Boucher (a.k.a. “The Appliance Whisperer”) and co-owner of Kitchens to Life (K2L) has officially joined the luxury kitchen recycling movement as one of Renovation Angel’s newest industry advocates. Thank you to Chef Boucher, an active voice in the electric kitchen revolution, for helping us raise awareness for responsible renovation worldwide! The Appliance Whisperer Connect with Chef Boucher on Linkedin to learn more about the #electrickitchen revolution.   Chef Boucher is a celebrated national cooking appliance trainer, influencer and event [...]
Cristina Fard
Jul 27, · 1 year
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NKBA Renovation Angel Luxury Kitchen Recycling Awards Opens for Entries
POSTED ON Jul 27, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
NKBA Renovation Angel Luxury Kitchen Recycling Awards (LKRA) 2021 is officially open for submissions! Last year the kitchen design and home renovation industry experienced the launch of the first ever LKRA at KBIS 2020 in Las Vegas. The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and Renovation Angel will announce the next LKRA award winners in [...]
Cristina Fard
Jul 21, · 1 year
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Responsible Renovation and Tax Planning
POSTED ON Jul 21, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
Did you know that an average kitchen could have a material value of $6,000-$15,000, while some luxury kitchens are valued as high as $90,000?  This week Jessica I. Marschall, owner of The Green Mission Inc., breaks down how the process works. Components of the Itemized Deduction Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) there were [...]
Cristina Fard
Jul 14, · 1 year
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From the Organic to the Strategic – Welcoming Jennifer Padovani
POSTED ON Jul 14, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
Renovation Angel is proud to announce the newest addition of our growing team: Jennifer Padovani! Jennifer comes to us with a background in finance from Wall Street, and will be taking on the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Welcome Jennifer!  Finance Background  Jennifer is a senior recruiter in the financial services industry. Prior to joining [...]
Cristina Fard
Jul 07, · 1 year
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Renovation Angel Welcomes New COO Michael Foti
POSTED ON Jul 07, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
Michael Foti joins Renovation Angel as its new Chief Operating Officer. Foti brings with him both industry experience and solid relationships, having most recently served as Regional Sales Manager, NY Metro for Miele USA. The Renovation Angel family is very excited to officially welcome Mr. Michael Foti as our acting COO! Foti began his career [...]
Cristina Fard
Jun 29, · 1 year
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MIELE AND RENOVATION ANGEL ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP
POSTED ON Jun 29, 2020 BY Cristina Fard
MIELE AND RENOVATION ANGEL CREATE EXCLUSIVE RECYCLE & REBATE TRADE PROGRAM TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABILITY Princeton, NJ – Miele, the world’s largest family-owned luxury appliance manufacturer, has partnered with Renovation Angel, the nation’s premier luxury kitchen and interiors recycler, to spearhead sustainable renovations. Through the Recycle & Rebate Program, homeowners who donate their qualified kitchens will receive [...]
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