Janet Brown is Director of Operations for the nonprofit, membership-based organization Practice Greenhealth (previously Hospitals for a Healthy Environment;). Practice Greenhealth offers a full range of tools, resources, and strategies for achieving environmental excellence in healthcare. Before joining Hospitals for a Healthy Environment in 2004, Ms. Brown worked for 13 years as Beth Israel Medical Center’s Medical Waste Manager in New York City. In her current position, she assists health care facilities in the implementation and maintenance of environmentally responsible health care initiatives, and she is on the Practice Greenhealth Steering Committee for the Green Guide for Health Care. Janet lives in Massachusetts with her husband Dean and children Grafton and Frances.