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Environmental Subsidies

Under its Sustainable Development Policy, the Town of Pincourt offers programs to encourage the adoption of ecologically responsible practices

A total of $5,000 has been earmarked for environmental subsidies for 2024.

Grants are a cashback of a portion of the purchase cost of the sustainable products covered by the program.

Environmental grant program

Grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

All conditions must be met to be eligible for a grant.

  • Submit an application

    Procedure:

    1. Make sure you meet all the eligibility requirements.
    2. Fill out the application form for the program you are interested in.
    3. Attach all required supporting documents.
    4. Email your application, including the form and supporting documents to : c.masse@villepincourt.qc.ca 

      OR

      Pincourt Town Hall
      919 chemin Duhamel
      Pincourt, Quebec  J7W 4G8
  • Cloth diapers
    FORM

    Available grants:

    • 100 to buy or rent 15 or more diapers, per child
    • 50% of the cost of diaper purchase or rental, per child

    Eligibility conditions: 

    • Be a Pincourt resident at the time of purchase
    • Have parental authority over an unborn child or a child under 12 months of age. In the case
    • of an adoption, the adoption must have been finalized within the last 12 months
    • Buy or rent a minimum of 15 cloth diapers. 

    Required supporting documents:

    • Application form signed by the child’s parent(s)
    • Proof of residence (driver's license, public utility bill, etc.)
    • Copy of child’s[LD1]  birth certificate
    • Confirmation of birth registration in the Québec Civil Status Register
    • Copy of the child's health insurance card or hospital card
    • Original invoice for a set of new cloth diapers or copies of all original invoices for a full cloth diaper rental service.


  • Shredder blades
    FORM

    Available grant:

    • The purchase cost of the blade or a maximum amount of $25

    Eligibility conditions:

    • Be a Pincourt resident.
    • Provide proof that the shredder blade is a commercially available product specifically
    • designed by the manufacturer for grass and leaf shredding.
    • Provide proof that the shredder blade was purchased, as a priority, from a business located in Pincourt

    Required supporting documents:

    • Proof of residence
    • Original invoice for the purchase of the shredder blade
    • Proof that the shredder blade is a commercially available product specifically designed by the manufacturer for lawn and leaf shredding.


  • Low-flow toilet
    FORM

    Available grant:

    • A maximum of $75 per toilet (a maximum of two toilets per address are eligible for the program).

    Eligibility conditions:

    • Be a Pincourt resident
    • Have obtained the permit(s) in advance, if required.
    • Prove that the new toilet's specifications include one of the following characteristics:
      - Maximum flow rate of six litres per flush
      - Toilet equipped with a double flushing system
      - Be WaterSense certified
      - Be HET certified

    Required supporting documents:

    • Proof of residence
    • Product identification, including specifications
    • Original invoice for the purchase of the new toilet
    • Photos of the old toilet prior to removal and new low-flush toilet
  • Rain barrel
    FORM

    Available grant:

    • A maximum of $50 towards the purchase of a barrel

    Eligibility conditions:

    • Be a Pincourt resident
    • Provide proof that the rainwater harvesting barrel was purchased, as a priority, from a business located in Pincourt.

    Required supporting documents:

    • Proof of residence
    • Product identification, including specifications
    • Original invoice for the purchase of the new rainwater recovery barrel
  • Riverbank regreening
    FORM

    Available grant:

    • A maximum of $300 per property

    Eligibility conditions:

    • Own a waterfront property in the Town of Pincourt
    • The lot must be located in a detached single-family dwelling zone.

    Required supporting documents:

    • Proof of residence for the landowner and proof that the land covered by the application belongs to the landowner.
    • Submission of a technical quote prepared by a professional in the field that details the cost of the project, the ground cover plants, planting techniques and mitigation measures that will be used to comply with best waterfront practices.
    • Any other document the Town may require to fully understand the application.
    • The chosen plants must be native and adapted to the site. They must be chosen from species recognized for their specific waterfront-friendly features.
    • The Town of Pincourt recommends purchasing plants from a business located in the MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges.
    • The original invoice(s), or purchase receipt(s), the name of the business where the plants were purchased, as well as the GST and QST numbers of the business and proof of payment.
    • Once the planting work is done, the regreened waterfront land must feature three levels of vegetation: trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.
    • An expert mandated by the Town will verify the work’s compliance.
  • Purchase of a tree at the birth or adoption of a child
    FORM

    Available grant:

    • A maximum of $75 per tree (this project only subsidizes the purchase of one tree per child or adoption)

    Eligibility conditions:

    • Be a Pincourt resident
    • Provide evidence from a competent authority demonstrating parental authority and showing that the child is less than 12 months old or that the adoption was finalized less than 12 months from the grant application date.

    Required supporting documents:

    • Proof of residence
    • Proof that the baby is less than 12 months old in the case of a birth or proof that the adoption was formalized within the last 12 months
    • Original invoice indicating the species of the tree
    • Photo showing the tree planted on the property


  • NEW- Sustainable Personal Care Products (SPCP)
    FORM

     

    Available grant :

    • A maximum refund of $100 per person may be accepted. If the sustainable personal care products are purchased on multiple dates, all invoices must be submitted at the same time.
    • 50 % of the cost of each SPCP product purchase

    Eligibility conditions: 

    • Be a Pincourt resident
    • Complete the application form, attach supporting evidence and forward the application to the Municipality. The claim must be submitted within twelve (12) months of the purchase of the durable personal care products.

       

    • Purchase the product in a store. Receipts from individuals for the sale of durable personal care products are not accepted.

       

    • Respect the following list of eligible products:

      - menstrual cup

      - washable menstrual panties

      - washable sanitary pads, washable pantiliners;

      - washable incontinence protection underwear;

      - reusable incontinence products.

    Required supporting documents (only the documents mentioned are accepted) : 

    • Proof of residence of the applicant

      · Copy of valid driver's license or health insurance card; or

      · Copy of current year's municipal or school tax bill or lease.

       


      Original invoice

      · Purchase of durable personal care products made after January 1, 2023

      · Multiple invoices may be submitted in one application.

  • NEW- Battery/electric/manual gardening tools
    FORM

     

    Available grant:

    • The City will reimburse up to $75 of the purchase price of an electric or battery-powered lawnmower, and up to $50 of the purchase price of a manual, battery-powered or electric lawn trimmer or hedge trimmer. 
    • Only one product per residence is accepted. 

    Eligibility conditions:

    • Reside in the Municipality of Pincourt
    • Complete the application form, attach supporting documents and send the application to the Municipality. The application for reimbursement must be sent within six (6) months of the purchase of the gardening tools.

    • Purchase the product in a local store (in the MRC of Vaudreuil-Soulanges).
    •  Respect the following list of eligible products:
      - Trimmers;
      - Hedge trimmers;
      - lawnmowers.

    Required supporting documents:

    • Proof of residence of the applicant
      - Copy of valid driver's license or health insurance card; or
      - Copy of current year's municipal or school tax bill or lease.

       

    • Original invoice
      - Purchase of battery/electric/manual gardening tools made after January 1, 2023. 
      - Multiple invoices may be submitted in one application.