"The widespread use of toxic chemicals - in everything from industrial plants to baby bottles - is threatening our health and environment. But it doesn't have to be that way. Leading American businesses are showing that they can reduce or eliminate the use of toxic chemicals, keeping them out of our air, water, land and food. Through innovation, businesses can design manufacturing processes and products to be safe, following the principles of green chemistry. This report highlights 14 businesses that are identifying unnecessary hazards in their facilities, in their manufacturing processes and in the products they sell - and acting to eliminate them. In the process, these businesses are creating green jobs and strengthening the economy."