Green Ganesha or eco friendly Ganesha is the new buzzword for some of the environmental activists in Bangalore. There are many campaigns going on for Eco friendly Ganesha idols in Bangalore. This Ganesh Chaturthi is up to aware the devotees to use eco-friendly and natural Ganesha idols which are made with clay, paper, and recyclable and biodegradable waste material. Several voluntary organizations have opened stores to sell eco-friendly Ganesh idols in Bangalore.
Youth For Seva, the young and dynamic team of enthusiastic youth, is leading from the front by running an e-campaign to create awareness in people and lead them to buy and worship eco-sensitive and green Ganesha idols for Ganesh Chaturthi 2010. A group of activists is also running a website called ‘Parisara Ganapati’ for eco-friendly Ganesha idols.
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (Municipal Corporation of Bangalore) and the Government of Karnataka have been urging to use nature-friendly Ganapati idols for this Vinayaka Chaturthi to make the city of Bangalore and the state of Karnataka clean, green and pollution-free.