Reusable hygiene products

Financial assistance policy to promote the use of various reusable hygiene products

The Municipality of Canton de Hatley supports families and the environment
Council wishes to encourage Canton de Hatley residents to reduce their waste production for the preservation of the environment with the enhancement of its financial assistance program for the purchase of cloth diapers. Thus, a 50% refund is now offered to citizens on the purchase of certain washable and reusable hygiene products.

A refund of up to $ 200 per residence
Once the purchase is completed, each applicant must provide the supporting documents requested in order to obtain a reimbursement of up to $ 200 maximum per residence, per year. This policy came into effect on August 2, 2021.

Products included in the policy
The financial assistance is applicable specifically to the products indicated in the three categories below:

CategoriesProducts
Reusable hygiene products and services for children• Diapers;
• potty training pants made of washable and reusable fabric including pool diapers, flat diapers, diaper covers, washable inserts and liners as well as washable products for bedwetting;
• material for making a set of at least 20 diapers (maximum 15 m of absorbent or waterproof fabrics. May be accompanied by accessories such as elastics, thread, snaps, etc. Accessories alone cannot be reimbursed.);
• membership in a cloth diaper rental service for a minimum of 12 months;
• membership in a cloth diaper washing service for a minimum of 12 months;
• nursing pads.
Reusable feminine hygiene products• Menstrual cups, washable absorbent panties, washable sanitary napkins and pantiliners that are washable, reusable and designed for use by women;
• material for making a minimum of 5 sanitary napkins or washable pantiliners (maximum 5 m of absorbent or waterproof fabrics. May be accompanied by accessories such as thread, press studs, etc. Accessories alone cannot be reimbursed).
Reusable incontinence protection products• Diapers, sanitary protection and washable, reusable absorbent underwear as well as washable products for bedwetting at night;
• material for making a set of at least 10 diapers (maximum 15 m of absorbent or waterproof fabrics. May be accompanied by accessories such as elastics, thread, snaps, etc. Accessories alone cannot be reimbursed).