The Salem Block Green & Sustainable Practices

The Salem Conference Center, The Grand Hotel in Salem, and Bentley’s Grill, also known as The Salem Block, is proud of our commitment to environmentally friendly practices in our day to day operations to reduce our impact on the environment.

Our green initiatives continue to grow stronger each year and have been well received by our guests and the Salem, Oregon community.  Here are a few highlights of our efforts:

  • The Grand Hotel in Salem and Bentley’s Grill and The Salem Conference Center is the first hotel and restaurant and conference center in Salem and Marion County to be EarthWISE certified.
  • Earlier this year, the Salem Conference Center announced that it has been awarded LEED® Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).
  • Just last month,The Salem Block was named “Large Sustainable Business Of The Year” at the 2011 Mid-Valley Green Awards.

To see us in action, watch this Allied Waste composting video that features how Oregon businesses are making a difference with the food waste composting, including the Salem Conference Center: