Methods are provided for reducing a level of one or more antibiotics from an antibiotic-contaminated substance. An organism that can utilize the one or more antibiotics as a carbon source is cultured in the presence of the antibiotic-contaminated substance for a sufficient amount of time to reduce the level of one or more antibiotics from the antibiotic-contaminated substance.
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This application was made with Government support under DE-FG02-03ER63445 (T-103693) awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.