You can compost your yard waste in a backyard compost pile. There are also drop-off sites for yard waste provided by the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority, local compost facilities accept drop-offs, and the City's Large Item Pick-Up service if you have a lot.
In the Fall, the City collects leaves from resident curbsides and brings them to be composted. Residential curbside composting pick-up is also available locally (for a fee) and accepts yard waste.
Learn more about Yard Waste options on the City's Waste Management webpage.