RESIDENTS are being encouraged to don a pair of gloves and help the city of Monash sparkle on Clean Up Australia day.

Locals will take to the nearby parks and waterways to support the event across the city on Sunday, March 4.

Clean Up Australia Day has been running in Monash for seven years.

Since 2007, almost 13 tonnes of rubbish has been cleared from the city. Details: 95183423.