H&M says you can compost its new line of baby clothes

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H&M is coming out with a new line of baby clothes that can be recycled in an unexpected way once they're worn out - composting.

The 12-piece organic cotton collection for newborns (priced from $4.99 to $17.99) launches in May and includes tops, bottoms with adjustable waistbands and cuffs, jackets, hats and blankets.

Abigail Kammerzell, H&M's US head of sustainability, said all items are 100% biodegradable, including the pigments used to print designs on the clothing. She said the pieces are also deliberately absent of buttons or any metal trim.

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