Many grab-and-go foods that consumers purchase come in plastic packaging. These forms of packaging are bad for the environment. Suppose the government wants to implement a regulation to solve this consumer problem. The government cares most about finding an efficient solution that will also be relatively effective in reducing plastic waste. Which solution should to government choose?
1.A ban on plastic packaging for fast food products.
2.An information disclosure law requiring that all plastic containers be labeled as highly polluting.
3.A pigouvian tax on plastic containers.
4.A ban on grab-and-go foods such that consumers can only eat-in on reusable dishes.