"Eat my shorts!" New environmental clothing designs are changing the world. Friday 12th May 2017 | Grace Environment clothes edible The fast fashion industry and its environmental issues are becoming a growing problem. The good news is that Swedish designers are working towards a solution by using ‘edible’ materials. That is, clothing that can be broken down in compost instead of piling up in landfills by being made of materials such as wool rather than things like polyester. Bart Simpson might want to start re-thinking his catch phrases.