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Unformatted text preview: anymore. According the article, I think the utility issue is peoples habit of using shopping bag. Plastic bag is popular because of its convenience and low cost. Consumers always like go to grocery store without bringing any stuff, and companies dont like spend additional cost in shopping bag. Therefore, if people can change, reusable bag will be the successor of the plastic bag. Obviously, the opportunity cost of purchasing reusable shopping bags is losing of convenience. As I said before, people dont want to bring a lot of stuff to shopping. And the opportunity cost of using plastic bags is the pollution of the environment. We are going to lose the earth if plastic bags are kept using....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course ECON 202 taught by Professor Kotlove during the Spring '11 term at Edmonds Community College.
- Spring '11