Construction and demolition wastes are defined in § 40c of Act No. 223/2001 Coll., further divides into individual groups by Decree of the Mo.E SR no. 284/2001 Coll., which establishes a waste catalogue.
Metals make up to 4% of the total mass of municipal waste. This includes: cans, beverage cans, metal bottles and cups, metal tubes, wires and cables (without a spout), old dishes, sprays, metal scrap, steel, non-ferrous metals, aluminium caps, aluminium covers, metal caps, clips, spikes, pins, metal pipes, old keys, locks, valves etc. Excludes: metalscontaminated with food residues, dyes and various chemicals.