More than 80% of global wastewater is released into the environment without treatment, but far from being something to dispose of, wastewater has huge potential as a valuable resource. Microbiology could play a transformative role in the sustainable reuse and treatment of wastewater.

To find out more, the Federation of European Microbiological Societies asked an expert panel to share their views on how to take the ‘waste’ out of wastewater. Access the “Ask the Experts” here.

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