Thank you for your interest! We encourage you to submit your request at least 1 week before the date of your event. The earlier your request, the greater your chance of receiving everything you need.
Please follow these steps to make your Zero Waste event successful.
  1. Complete the LMAP Request Form including the title and date of your event along with the number of items you would like to borrow.
  2. Review and agree to the Terms of Agreement, which includes cleaning procedures.
  3. Submit your Request Form.
  4. A volunteer host will contact you within a week to follow up on your request.
  5. You will receive a confirmation email from Please make a copy.
  6. Be sure to bring your copy of the confirmation when you pick up your request.
  7. You may pick up and return your requested items during regular Recycling Center hours.  The Center is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday – CLOSED on Sunday and holidays. It is located at 220 Water Street in Ashland.
If after reading through these pages you still have questions, please email  We will make every effort to answer emails within 24 hours. Lend Me A Plate is an all volunteer project.