By Rachel Koning Beals, MarketWatch

California’s SoFi Stadium hosts Super Bowl LVI this Sunday. Climate-friendly efforts for an event that will host 100,000 spectators include wildfire tree restoration and cutting back plastic waste. GETTY IMAGES

Missing from this year’s Super Bowl lineup: plastic straws and cups, for starters.

Ditching much of its disposable plastic is just one step that SoFi Stadium near Los Angeles — home to this year’s NFL championship on Sunday, and a notorious car-dependent city — is taking as major sporting events aim to sync up with changing consumer habits.

Beyond the host stadium’s green practices, it’s a big push for electric vehicles in the always-scrutinized TV commercials, many already revealed, and cleaner and greener product awareness, like a hydrogen-powered beer truck, that will set this Super Bowl apart.

No doubt, the big game is a massive consumer indulgence for a singular event — calling for carbon-intensive long-distance travel for out-of-state attendees, and risking food waste at home parties.

According to Waste Management, stadiums and arenas used by the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL create roughly 35,000 tons of carbon emissions each year from spectators alone.