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Having kids may be costly, but if you're a parent, know a parent, or have one in the oven, you can get a cool $100 just off of your newborns diapers. Hoping to inspire parents to make a diaper-switch, the borough of Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is offering $100 to all families who use cloth diapers for their kids, reports CBC.

A random c-note won't be given to anyone with a cloth diaper in their possession, the cloth diaper cash incentive is technically a "rebate" for parents willing to invest in reusable diapers. A cloth diaper kit can cost upwards of $450, so the $100 payback will definitely be welcomed, though families can save nearly a $1000 from not buying new diapers after a couple years.

Getting the $100 is oddly funny, as you need to prove you have a child in diapers, and show that you've bought (or rented, which is apparently a thing) cloth diapers. I don't know if they're expecting people to show up with their babies or what, but if they are, wait until your kid has dropped a steamy deuce, for added hilarity.

Not alone in the cloth-diaper initiative, Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is actually the third borough to offer cash for cloth, with Verdun and Ville-Marie already doing so. The purpose of the rebate is to reduce the amount of waste in landfills, which are already pretty rank even without having baby poop thrown in.

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