Green Tips What Does it Mean to Go Green? Going green is about making choices in our daily lives that promote a healthy planet, from what you eat to what you wear to how you get from here to there. Going green is living sustainably so that future generations can enjoy this planet too. Why Go Green? Going green is crucial to maintaining a healthy planet and its natural resources upon which both people and wildlife depend. It is also good for improving your health, padding your pocketbook, and improving your overall quality of life. How Can I Go Green? Take a close look at the choices you make in life and identify the opportunities you have to select greener options, following the lead of the Zoo’s Go Green initiative. Start with a couple of quick and simple changes, such as switching your light bulbs to energy efficient ones or bringing reusable shopping bags to the grocery store. Once you’re comfortable with these small changes, pick out a few more to pursue, and you’ll be well on your way towards a greener lifestyle.