06/17/2012 11:12 am ET Updated Jun 09, 2014

Advice From Dads: Green Lessons Our Fathers Taught Us

From Earth911's Mary Mazzoni:

Children learn troves of life-lessons from their fathers, from the importance of hard work and honesty to the value of a dollar. As Father’s Day approaches, Earth911 wanted to take a moment to recognize all those planet-friendly values our dads imparted on us. From fixing that leaky faucet to caring for your car, here are five green lessons our dads taught us.

List and captions courtesy of Earth911

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