A process that uses micro-organisms to convert harmful industrial wastes to less toxic or non-toxic compounds is known as
The correct option is C Bioremediation Bioremediation or phytoremediation is the cleaning of environment of toxic wastes with the help of microbes, plant and animal species. The organisms involved in bioremediation are of two types: hyperaccumulators and detoxifying species. Hyperaccumulators are used in bioprospecting and removal of minerals from wastes. The detoxifying agents like the microbes metabolise the harmful chemicals through various biochemical reactions.