Melody Wilson

Melody Wilson is a Washington D.C.-based book reviewer and freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, China Dialogue, and the International Reporting Project.

Life in the fast lane: In the D.C. area, carpooling ‘slugs’ ride fast and free

Turns out "ridesharing" isn't just for the techy-sharey set. In Washington and other cities, they've been doing it for decades -- no smartphone required.

Got food scraps? Hail a ‘Compost Cab’

This Washington, D.C.-based service picks up urban food waste and delivers it to urban farms for composting.