Liquid Death finds a new use for discarded plastic—rogue plastic surgery operations

Whitney Cummings shows how they manage plastic waste at the Liquid Death Recycled Plastic Surgery Center

Published On
May 23, 2023
Whitney Cummings and other actors showing off cartoony plastic surgery treatments

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If the Travis Barker enema kit wasn’t odd enough for you, how about some rogue plastic surgery that involves shoving discarded plastic bottles into screaming patients to create disturbingly lumpy body enhancements?

Liquid Death keeps on keeping on with its latest slice of absurdity. To draw attention to the scourge of plastic waste, the canned-water brand imagines an alternate use for all those wasted bottles—as implant material for inadvisable procedures at the Liquid Death Recycled Plastic Surgery Center.

Allow comedian Whitney Cummings to explain in the spot below, made with agency Party Land.


Bonus points for the Hair Club for Men reference: “I’m not just the spokesperson. I’m also a client.”

But wait, there’s more. Along with the video, Liquid Death has made a limited-edition “Recycled Plastic Surgery Center” crewneck for $52, available at

Liquid Death has waged war on plastic in creative ways for some time—from morbid plushies to porn-star pleas. Liquid Death donates a portion of proceeds to charitable causes including cleaning up plastic garbage out of the ocean.


May 23, 2023
Client :
Liquid Death
Agency :
Party Land
Co-Founder/CEO :
Mike Cessario
SVP Marketing :
Dan Murphy
VP Creative :
Andy Pearson
VP Marketing :
Greg Fass
VP Design :
Frank Dresme
VP Cultwear :
Misha Brunelli
Creative Director :
Will Carsola
Associate Creative Director :
Stu Golley
Senior Nihilist :
Brendan Kelly
Apparel Production & Sourcing Manager :
Sean Snirk
Executive Producer :
Johnny Eastlund
Senior Producer :
Tatianna Rodriguez
Line Producer :
Cookie Walukas
Production Coordinator :
Rylee Brown
Director :
Daniel Stessen
Director of Photography :
David Bolen
Stills :
Lauren Withrow
Production Designer :
Annie Sperling
SFX Make Up :
Manny Lemus

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