Lend Me A Plate (LMAP) has the following items available to loan:

Dinnerware: White Corelleware (tempered glass) unless otherwise noted
  • 100 each of dinner, salad, and dessert plates
  • 100 soup/salad/dessert bowls; 28 oz
  • 16 place settings of “McIntyre Collection” of Noritake fine china
  • 200 dinner forks
  • 100 tea spoons
  • 70 soup spoons
  • 100 knives
  • 96 water glasses; 16 oz
  • 96 hammered metal water glasses; 8 oz
  • 96 wine glasses; 11.5 oz
  • 144 champagne glasses
Coffee cups:
  • 100 cups; 11 oz – white Corelleware
  • 200 black dinner napkins
  • 100 white dinner napkins
  • 12 white 70” square tablecloths
  • 4 green 60″ x 120″ tablecloths
  • 5, 2.1 gal glass dispensers
  • 7 bus tubs


Please follow these steps to make your special event Zero Waste!
We encourage you to submit your request at least 2 weeks before the date of your event to increase the likelihood that we can fill your request.
  1. Complete the Request Form and Agreement (Click Here) 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 and Conditions of Borrowing.
  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 lmap@somra.org. 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.
We have attempted to provide all the information you will need to make use of our service.  If after reading through these pages you still have questions, please email lmap@somra.org.  We will make every effort to answer emails within 24 hours.
Lend Me A Plate is an all volunteer project.