Anonymous added on April 22, 2014 | Answered

Just wondering if we can put sawdust (from a tree we just cut down) in our compost bin even though we saw termites in the wood?

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Answered on April 23, 2014

This article should help you with that: If the termites no longer have anything to feed on, they will likely die or move elsewhere. The heat from the compost pile may also kill them, so this shouldn't be a problem. If they do survive, it is unlikely they would cause any damage to your plants, as they typically only target unhealthy trees.

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