We’re all aware of how we’re exhausting resources that are naturally provided to us. Not only that, we’re risking our lives as well as that of the other creatures who co-exist with us. With increasing global warming and climate changes, it’s necessary to take steps to curb the use of harmful products and try to save our Mother Earth before we destroy what’s left of it. We can do so by creating and bringing into our homes eco-friendly Ganpati idols.
We all know it’s said that “Charity begins at home” so why not practice what we preach? This Ganesh Chaturthi, let’s pledge to cut down on our use of harmful products and idols made of plaster of Paris, acrylic paint, etc that affect the ocean life after immersion of idols. Let’s pledge to come together and take a step towards a better environment by getting eco-friendly Ganesh idols that are made of clay, paper mache, dried corn, spinach, organic colors, etc at our homes and society pandals.
Here are five places where you can buy eco-friendly Ganpati idols in Mumbai :
1. Paper Ganesh
They have idols that are exclusively made of paper mache and painted with organic paint. Their 2 feet idols weigh around 2.25 kgs which are about ten times less than that of a 2 feet idol made of plaster of Paris contributing to nature at its best.
Address: Crystal point Mall, 1st floor, Link Road, Near D.N.Nagar Metro Station, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053.
2. Akar Arts Malad
Their idols are made of paper mache and clay (adu) which are so easy to dissolve that you can even immerse it in a bucket at home or at your society pool and save the environment.
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Address: Naik Ganpati Shed, B/h St Anthony High School,, Marve Road, Malvani Church, Malad west, Chikku Wadi Rd, Chikuwadi, Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400095
3) My Eco Ganesh – Eco-Friendly Ganpati Idols & Makhar
Along with making available Eco-friendly Ganesha, this place also has decorations made of paper and cardboard and on top of it, they are all reusable.
Address: TM Gomes, No.3, Chakala, Near Market Area, Sahar Road, Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099
Website: My Eco Ganesha
4) Eco Hindu
If you can’t find places around you, this site has got you covered. They home deliver your choice of Ganesh Idol and any other idols that you might need across the country and a few selected countries abroad. Head to their website and check out their collection of idols and place your order today.
5) Deep Ganesh Arts
They create and sell Ganesh and Durga idols that are convenient for you to contribute a little towards nature. Their idols are made with clay and carefully painted with organic colours.
Address: Deep Ganesh arts, B, Shop No. 2/3, Bldg no. -10, Sector 6, Shanti Nagar, Mira Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 401107
6. Tree Ganesha
The Tree Ganesha is made from red soil, organic fertilizers and seeds and is pointed with Eco-friendly colours. Once immersed into water, this very idol transforms into a tree because of the soil, fertilizers and seeds that are used to create it.
Address: Municipal Industrial Estate, 45, Near Sai Service, Worli, Mumbai