The State of California Toxic Substances Control is located on the corner of Oakdale Avenue and Prairie State. It works in conjunction with the EPA to implement and execute environmental law and policy. The office provides consumer information such as how to dispose of ink cartridges, batteries, refrigerators and other toxic waste. The staff holds public meetings and panel discussions throughout the year. The goal is to provide safety and to protect public health and the environment. Visit the <a href="http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/">website</a> to learn about volunteer opportunities.