Novel Method for Remediation of Toxic Dyes in the Environment

  • Aparna Gunjal Department of Microbiology, Dr. D. Y. Patil, Arts, Commerce & Science College, Pune, Maharashtra, India


The toxic dyes released from various industries, such as sugar, pharmaceutical, paint, leather industries, etc. cause harmful effects on the environment and many living organisms. The solution to solve this problem is the need of the hour. The biological approach for removing toxic dyes in the environment is very eco-friendly and economical. This is a sustainable approach. The microorganisms, i.e., bacteria, actinobacteria, fungi, algae and yeasts, can be used to remove or degrade toxic dyes in the environment.