“The partnership between Moda Center and DeSantis Landscapes – a landscaping company local to Portland – in which the former donates food waste for the latter to turn into soil, was highlighted. It prevents one million pounds of food waste going to landfill.”
When an already-sustainable sports and entertainment complex was looking to up their game even more, they turned to DeSantis Landscapes to get the job done. The Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, a 30-acre campus and home to the Portland Trail Blazers, had been improving their sustainability efforts across the board, having earned their first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in 2010, becoming the first sports complex in the world to be LEED Gold certified.
Take a look at one of our recent projects that was featured in the 1859 Oregon’s Magazine. We teamed up with landscape architect Laura Canfield and Kraft Custom Construction to renovate a backyard to better reflect the aesthetic of the Mid-century home in West Salem. With a new full kitchen patio and lounge area, they […]
DeSantis Landscapes is pleased to receive the following award: Congratulations! DeSantis Landscapes has been named one of the 2018 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine. The tenth annual green survey was part of the 100 Best Companies and 100 Best Nonprofits surveys conducted last fall and spring. This ranking shows that […]
Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World January 22, 2018 – DeSantis Landscapes of Salem, OR has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The nationally recognized landscape company was chosen by the […]
Learn some fun facts about DeSantis Landscapes’ president, Dean DeSantis, in December’s digital issue of Turf Magazine! Read the full article here.
Our very own Tara Verotsky is featured in the soon to be released Fall issue of Oregon Home magazine. Congratulations Tara, this is well deserved recognition of your many talents! Download the full pdf to read here. Read the story on oregonhomemagazine.com here.
Please join the Green Building Information Group (GBIG) for a FREE moderated panel discussion about how the Moda Center became the first major league venue to earn LEED EB O&M Gold certification, a milestone in the greening of sports. This was accomplished by an extensive team of consultants and vendors, including some of whom we […]
Through a massive effort on the part of several folks at Rip City Management, the Moda Center has been re-certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Existing Buildings program. The Moda Center is the only sports arena in the world to be LEED certified. Read more about it here….
How can landscaper contractors partner with others in facility management to advance sustainability goals? For one answer check out this Public Service Announcement recently released by the Portland TrailBlazers. RIP CITY!