Emma Riley

Emma is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Lonely Whale where she brings her unique talent and passion for building cross curricula and cross culture initiatives, programming, and partnerships across media, philanthropy, and celebrity.Under Emma’s passionate leadership, Lonely Whale continues to spearhead radically collaborative efforts, including the Strawless Ocean initiative aimed at drastically reducing our usage of single-use plastic straws. Emma led the flagship campaign, Strawless in Seattle, which resulted in the permanent removal of more than 2.5M plastic straws in the city of Seattle, WA through commitments to remove plastic straws from the airport,landmark properties and professional sports arenas. Emma continues to expand and drive the Strawless Ocean initiative by partnering with regional NGOs and institutions worldwide.
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How Many Pieces of Plastic Did You Encounter Today? It Matters for the Health of Our Oceans and Ourselves

by Emma Riley

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