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Sewing Machine - Working

A sewing machine is a tabletop machine, often containing a pedal to control a needle. Sewing machines are used to stitch linens and fabrics.

Consider donation or posting online for reuse.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
The Sewing Machine Shop 1661 Botelho Drive
Suite 180
Walnut Creek Repair Drop-off for a Fee We repair new and old, as well as both home and industrial machines.
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Cotton Patch 1025 Brown Ave. Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer.
PLACE - Community Center, Makerspace & Permaculture Site 1121 64th St Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Working sewing machines and the materials/accessories needed for machine and hand sewing, as well as neatly folded textiles projects and making garment repairs. Zippers, patches, etc. Use online donation form to offer what you have.
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Hayward Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Muzhik Clothing Mending Service South Berkeley Farmers' Market
Adeline St & 63rd
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Wanted: sewing machine. Contact with details.
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Rebuilding Together East Bay North 732 Gilman St Berkeley Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Estate clean out services
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 30311 Whipple Rd Union City Reuse Drop-off for a Fee
Out of the Closet 1498 Polk St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
FabMo 1240 Birchwood Drive Sunnyvale Reuse Free Drop-off Must work well. Fabmo cannot pay to have them repaired.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 40733 Chapel Way Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off

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