1. The use of PMDE with sugar industries pressmud for composting : a green technology for safe disposal in the environment / Ram Chandra and Sangeeta Yadav -- 2. Advances in the treatment of pulp and paper mill wastewater / Sanjeev Gupta and Nishi Kant Bhardwaj -- 3. The role of cyanobacteria in the biodegradation of agrochemical waste / Surendra Singh and Pallavi Datta -- 4. Biomedical waste : its effects and safe disposal / Bamidele T. Odumosu -- 5. Biological nitrogen removal in wastewater treatment / Rima Biswas and Tapas Nandy -- 6. Bioconversion of industrial CO2 emissions into utilizable products / Shazia Faridi and Tulasi Satyanarayana -- 7. The role of bioreactors in industrial wastewater treatment / Ahmed ElMekawy, Gunda Mohanakrishna, Sandipam Srikanth, and Deepak Pant -- 8. Microbial genomics and bioremediation of industrial wastewater / Atya Kapley, Niti B. Jadeja, Vasundhara Paliwal, Trilok C. Yadav, and Hemant J. Purohit ---
9. Persistent organic pollutants and bacterial communities present during the treatment of tannery wastewater / Gaurav Saxena and Ram Naresh Bharagava -- 10. Microbial degradation of lignocellulosic waste and its metabolic products / Ram Chandra, Sheelu Yadav, and Vineet Kumar -- 11. Advanced oxidative pretreatment of complex effluents for biodegradability enhancement and color reduction / Prachi Tembhekar, Kiran Padoley, Togarcheti Sarat Chandra, Sameena Malik, Abhinav Sharma, Sanjeev Gupta, Ram Awatar Pandey, and Sandeep Mudliar -- 12. The role of microbes in plastic degradation / Rajendran Sangeetha Devi, Velu Rajesh Kannan, Krishnan Natarajan, Duraisamy Nivas, Kanthaiah Kannan, Sekar Chandru, and Arokiaswamy Robert Antony -- 13. Biodegradation of chemical pollutants of tannery wastewater / Arumugam Gnanamani and Varadharajan Kavitha ---
14. Microbial degradation mechanism of textile dye and its metabolic pathway for environmental safety / Rahul V. Khandare and Sanjay P. Govindwar -- 15. Isolation of pure DNA for metagenomic study from industrial polluted sites: a new approach for monitoring the microbial community and pollutants / Ram Chandra and Sheelu Yadav -- 16. Biotransformation and biodegradation of organophosphates and organohalides / Ram Chandra and Vineet Kumar -- 17. Petroleum hydrocarbon stress management in soil using microorganisms and their products / Rajesh Kumar, Amar Jyoti Das, and Shatrohan Lal -- 18. Recent advances in the expression and regulation of plant metallothioneins for metal homeostasis and tolerance / Preeti Tripathi, Pradyumna Kumar Singh, Seema Mishra, Neelam Gautam, Sanjay Dwivedi, Debasis Chakrabarty, and Rudra Deo Tripathi.