Paper mache ganesh idol is one more option for eco friendly idols. Paper mache as word suggest that the idol is made from the mixture of paper pulp, tree gum and white ink. These are made from the waste paper or newspapers. They are extremely light and dissolves quickly in water. Now even upto 12 feet idols can be made by paper mache which are ideal for societies and sarvajanik mandals.
Features of paper mache ganesh idols are:
1) Very light
3) Dissolves quickly in water within 30 minutes
Below is the photo shows a kid can easily carrying a 2 feet idol and also how the raw murti looks like.