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Sewing Machines - Non-working

Consider reuse or repair before disposal, or DIY repair through iFixit or FixIt Clinics.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
A1 Sewing and Vacuum 24048 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
BA Sewing Inc 867 Isabella St Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Berkeley Vacuum & Sewing Center 2108 Berkeley Way Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Dublin Sewing Center 7367 Village Pkwy Dublin Repair Free Drop-off
Fix It Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Berkeley Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
Grand Lake Sew & Vac 3250 Grand Ave Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Consider repair and reuse before disposal. Remove battery if any and place in recycle cart if it fits. Take battery to HHW Station.
iFixit San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
Jim's Sewing Machine Center 1587 Solano Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Jim's Sewing Machine Services 3400 Park Blvd Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
Richmond Vacuum & Sewing Center 1152 23rd St Richmond Repair Free Drop-off
Sew Images 4172 Piedmont Ave Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Sewing Center IV 43435 Boscell Rd Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
The Sewing Machine Shop 1661 Botelho Drive
Suite 180
Walnut Creek Repair Paid Drop-off Our owner/ technicians, Dan and Marty, have over 55 years of experience repairing all makes and models of sergers, sewing and embroidery machines. We repair new and old, as well as both home and industrial machines. Whether you have a Pfaff, Viking, Elna, Singer, New Home, Janome, Brother, Bernina, Babylock, White, or any other brand, you can count on The Sewing Machine Shop for reliable service.
The Sewing Room 2434 Webb Ave Alameda Repair Paid Drop-off SEWING MACHINE REPAIR AND SERVICE. The turn around time is two-three weeks for machine repair and service. General Service starts at $75 for mechanical machines & $100 for computerized models. Parts and Labor fees for repairs are additional. Please email to schedule a drop-off time or come by during our limited hours.
The Vacuum Shop & Sewing 10036 San Pablo Ave El Cerrito Repair Free Drop-off
Twice Nice Shoppe 5127 Sundance Court Antioch Repair Free Drop-off
Wai's Sewing Machine Co 34863 Winchester Pl Fremont Repair Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
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Berkeley
Please recycle metal machines at Berkeley Recycling. Visit www.berkeleyrecycling.org
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
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Emeryville
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Fremont
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Hayward
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Livermore
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Newark
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Oakland
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Piedmont
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Pleasanton
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San Leandro
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
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Union City
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